nusum-u

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(390)
Sono musumega sense:no hono nusunda.
sono
that
musume=ga
girl=NOM
sense:=no
teacher=GEN
hon=o
book=ACC
nusun-da
steal-PST
‘That girl stole the teacher's book.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# STEAL Coding set Argument type
1 stealer NP-nom A
2 stolen thing NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
M ?nusum-asar-u y
(391)
‘The book got stolen.’
C
R nusum-ase-ru y
(392)
‘Someone made that girl steal the book.’
C
N y
C
N N/A y
C
R nusum-are-ru y
(393)
‘The book was stolen by that girl.’
C
R nusum-e-ru y
(394)
‘That girl can steal the book.’
C
N y
C
N y