kiseru

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The intransitive verb corresponding to the transitive verb kiseru 'dress' is kiru 'get dressed', but morphologically the transitive kiseru derives from the intransitive kiru and not vice versa.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

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Okaasan-ga musume-ni huku-o kise-ta.
okaasan-ga
mother-nom
musume-ni
daughter-dat
huku-o
clothes-acc
kise-ta
dress-past
‘The mother dressed her daughter.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# DRESS Coding set Argument type
1 dresser NP-nom A
2 dressee NP-dat X
3 clothes NP-acc P

Alternations