kage-ru

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(170)
Are kodomonge mo:hu kageda.
are
3sg.NOM
kodomo=nge
child=DAT
mo:hu
blanket.ACC
kage-da
cover-PST
‘She/he covered a child with a blanket.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# COVER Coding set Argument type
1 coverer NP-nom A
2 covered thing NP-dat L
3 cover NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R kage-rase-ru y
(171)
‘I made her/him cover the child with the blanket.’
C
R kagar-u y
(172)
‘The blanket is covering the child.’
C
N N/A y
C
R kage-rare-ru y
(173)
‘The child was covered with a blanket by her/him.’
C
R kage-rare-ru y
(174)
‘She/he can cover the child with the blanket without letting the child awaken.’
U
N n
C
R y