kosi-o orosu

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The verb suwaru is also possible in this construction.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: CV

Example

(55)
Kodomo-ga benti-ni kosi-o orosi-ta.
kodomo-ga
child-nom
benti-ni
bench-loc
kosi-o
waist-acc
orosi-ta
lower-past
‘The children sat down on the bench.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SIT DOWN Coding set Argument type
1 sitdowner NP-nom S
2 sitting-down place NP-loc L

Alternations