yaburu

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

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Kodomo-ga hon-no peezi-o yabut-ta.
kodomo-ga
child-nom
hon-no
book-gen
peezi-o
page-acc
yabut-ta
tear-past
‘The child tore the page from the book.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TEAR Coding set Argument type
1 tearer NP-nom A
2 tearing source NP-acc P

Alternations