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Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(1)
Amakko pan kutta.
amakko
girl.NOM
pan
bread.ACC
kut-ta
eat-PST
‘The girl ate bread.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# EAT Coding set Argument type
1 eater NP-nom A
2 eaten food NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R kase-ru y
(2)
‘I made her/him eat bread.’
C
N y
C
N N/A y
C
R kuw-are-ru (kuw-are-tja:/kut-tjaw-are-ru) y
C
R ku-e-ru y
(4)
‘I cannot eat that.’
U
N n
C
R y
(3)
‘The bread had been eaten by her/him.’
(270)
‘The bread had been eaten by her/him.’