sumu

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Sumu is not a stative verb but an activity verb, so the progressive is necessary to denote the present state.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(60)
Tomodati-ga Tokyo-ni sun-de i-ru.
tomodati-ga
friend-nom
Tokyo-ni
Tokyo-loc
sun-de
live-ger
i-ru
be-pres
‘The friend lives in Tokyo.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# LIVE Coding set Argument type
1 liver NP-nom S
2 living place NP-loc L

Alternations