hittsabag-u

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(128)
Amakko honno pe:zi hittsabaeda.
amakko
girl.NOM
hon=no
book=GEN
pe:zi
page.ACC
hittsabae-da
tear-PST
‘The girl tore the page from the book.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TEAR Coding set Argument type
1 tearer NP-nom A
2 tearing source NP-gen X
3 torn thing NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R hittsabag-ase-ru y
(129)
‘I made the girl tear the page from the book.’
C
N y
C
N N/A y
C
N y
C
R hittsabag-e-ru y
(130)
‘The girl can tear the page from the book.’
U
N n
C
N y