koros-u

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The instrument is an adjunct.

Coding frame

Example

(91)
Jarokko bo:de hebigodo korosjta.
jarokko
boy.NOM
bo:=de
stick=INST
hebi=godo
snake=ACC
korosj-ta
kill-PST
‘The boy killed a snake with a stick.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# KILL Coding set Argument type
1 killer NP-nom A
2 killee NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R koros-ase-ru y
(92)
‘I made the boy kill a snake.’
C
N y
C
N N/A y
C
R koros-are-ru y
C
R koros-e-ru y
(94)
‘That boy can kill a snake.’
U
N n
C
R y
(93)
‘The snake was killed by the boy.’