motteik-u

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(385)
Sono musumega sense:no tokoroni hono motteitta.
sono
that
musume=ga
girl=NOM
sense:=no
teacher=GEN
tokoro=ni
place=DAT
hon=o
book=ACC
motteit-ta
bring-PST
‘That girl brought the book to the teacher.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BRING Coding set Argument type
1 bringer NP-nom A
2 bringing recipient NP-dat L
3 brought thing NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
R motteik-ase-ru y
(386)
‘Someone made that girl bring the book to the teacher.’
C
N y
C
N N/A y
C
R motteik-are-ru y
(387)
‘That book was brought to the teacher by the girl.’
C
R motteik-e-ru y
(388)
‘That girl can bring the book to the teacher.’
C
N y
C
R y
(389)
‘That homework can be brought to the teacher.’