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Syntactically, the 'skin/peel' argument and its possessor are represented by a single NP in modification relation, rather than by separate constituents.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(99)
Mari-ga ringo-no kawa-o mui-ta.
Mari-ga
Mari-nom
ringo-no
apple-gen
kawa-o
skin-acc
mui-ta
peel-past
‘Mari peeled the skin off the apple.’
(100)
Mari-ga ringo-o mui-ta.
Mari-ga
Mari-nom
ringo-o
apple-acc
mui-ta
peel-past
‘Mari peeled the apple.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# PEEL Coding set Argument type
1 peeler NP-nom A
2 peeled object NP-acc P

Alternations