kowagaru

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The verb kowagaru 'fear' is morphologically derived from the adjective kowai 'be afraid'.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(12)
Kodomo-ga kuma-o kowagat-ta.
kodomo-ga
child-nom
kuma-o
bear-acc
kowagat-ta
fear-past
‘The child feared the bear.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# FEAR Coding set Argument type
1 fearer NP-nom A
2 fear stimulus NP-acc P

Alternations