osieru

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Osieru can have either a theme or a recipient as an object. When the object is a theme, it takes a "nominative-dative-accusative" case frame, and when the object is a recipient, it takes a "nominative-accusative" case frame (cf. ex 101).

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(81)
Sensei-ga seito-ni suugaku-o osie-ta.
sensei-ga
teacher-nom
seito-ni
student-dat
suugaku-o
math-acc
osie-ta
teach-past
‘The teacher taught the students math.’
(101)
Sensei-ga seito-o osie-ta.
sensei-ga
teacher-nom
seito-o
student-acc
osie-ta
teach-past
‘The teacher taught the students.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TEACH Coding set Argument type
1 teacher NP-nom A
2 teachee NP-dat X
3 taught content NP-acc P

Alternations