hanasu

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dative argument is optional

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(24)
Ken-ga Mari-ni sono-koto-o hanasi-ta.
Ken-ga
Ken-nom
Mari-ni
Mari-dat
sono-koto-o
that-matter-acc
hanasi-ta
talk-past
‘Ken talked to Mari about that matter.’
(96)
Ken-ga sono-koto-o hanasi-ta.
Ken-ga
Ken-nom
sono-koto-o
that-matter-acc
hanasi-ta
talk-past
‘Ken talked on that matter.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TALK Coding set Argument type
1 talker NP-nom A
2 talked to person NP-dat X
3 talked about content NP-acc P

Alternations