motomeru

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

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Ken-ga Mari-ni tasuke-o motome-ta.
Ken-ga
Ken-nom
Mari-ni
Mari-dat
tasuke-o
help-acc
motome-ta
ask-past
‘Ken asked Mari for her help.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# ASK FOR Coding set Argument type
1 asker NP-nom A
2 askee NP-dat X
3 requested thing NP-acc P

Alternations