jobar-u

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(78)
Ano amakko hono jarokkogodo taro:tte jobatta.
ano
that
amakko
girl.NOM
hono
that
jarokko=godo
boy=ACC
taro:=tte
Taro=CIT
jobat-ta
call-PST
‘That girl called that boy Taro.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# NAME Coding set Argument type
1 namer NP-nom A
2 namee NP-acc P
3 name NP-cit X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R job-ase-ru y
(79)
‘That boy makes everybody call him Taro.’
C
N y
C
N N/A y
C
R job-are-ru y
C
R job-e-ru y
(81)
‘She/he may be able to call you by your first name.’
U
N n
C
R y
(80)
‘The man is called Taro.’