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Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(34)
Amakko hku aratta.
amakko
girl.NOM
hku
clothes.ACC
arat-ta
wash-PST
‘The girl washed the clothes.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# WASH Coding set Argument type
1 washer NP-nom A
2 washed entity NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R ara:se-ru y
(35)
‘I made the girl wash the clothes.’
C
N y
C
N N/A y
C
R ara:re-ru/arattja:re-ru y
C
R ara-e-ru y
(37)
‘That girl can wash the clothes by herself.’
U
N n
C
R y
(36)
‘The clothes were washed by the girl.’
(282)
‘The clothes were washed by the girl.’