kurumu

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The verb kurumu means 'wrap up (in a blanket/paper)'. Covering of the surface is represented by oou 'cover (the surface)', which has no intransitive counterpart.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

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Ken-ga akatyan-o nuno-de kurun-da.
Ken-ga
Ken-nom
akatyan-o
baby-acc
nuno-de
cloth-instr
kurun-da
cover-past
‘Ken covered the baby with a cloth.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# COVER Coding set Argument type
1 coverer NP-nom A
2 covered thing NP-instr I
3 cover NP-acc P

Alternations