horu

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Horu can take a variety of objects such as 'garden' (place arg.), 'potatoes' (thing to be dug out), 'hole, tunnel' (result of digging). The intransitive horeru means that a place becomes hollow.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(77)
Zyosei-ga imo-o hot-te i-ru.
zyosei-ga
woman-nom
imo-o
potatoes-acc
hot-te
dig-ger
i-ru
be-pres
‘The woman is digging for potatoes.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# DIG Coding set Argument type
1 digger NP-nom A
2 dug up thing NP-acc P

Alternations