sa:r-u (3)

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dative argument is optional

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(189)
Are sogosa sa:tteru.
are
3sg.NOM
sogo=sa
there=DAT
sa:t-te-ru
sit-GER.be-NPST
‘She/he is sitting there.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SIT Coding set Argument type
1 sitter NP-nom S
2 sitting place NP-dat L

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R sa:r-ase-ru y
(190)
‘I made her/him sit there.’
C
N N/A y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R sa:r-e-ru y
(191)
‘She/he can sit for a long time.’
U
N n
C
N y