sa:r-u (2)

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(114)
Jarokko bo:de hebinge sa:tta.
jarokko
boy.NOM
bo:=de
stick=INST
hebi=nge
snake=DAT
sa:t-ta
touch-PST
‘The boy touched a snake with a stick.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TOUCH Coding set Argument type
1 toucher NP-nom S
2 touchee NP-dat L
3 touching instrument NP-instr I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R sa:r-ase-ru y
(115)
‘I made the boy touch a snake.’
C
N y
C
N N/A y
C
R sa:r-are-ru y
C
R sa:r-e-ru y
(116)
‘That boy can touch a snake.’
U
N n
C
R y
(112)
‘The snake was touched by a boy.’