baraboda (바라보다)

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This verb seems to be diachronically related to boda 'SEE', and its structure suggests that it might have arisen from a complex predicate structure with bar-a boda ?-CONV see, although the meaning of the first verbal element is not clear to me.

baraboda implies that one looks at an object with greater attention and for a longer period of time. As opposed to boda, only periphrastic causative seems applicable here, and no other alternation seems to be possible.

Coding frame

Example

(74)
Sanaeneun yeojaaereul baraboatta.
sanae-neun
boy-TOP
yeojaae-reul
young:girl-ACC
barabo-ass-da
look_at-PST-DECL
‘The boy looked at the girl.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# LOOK AT Coding set Argument type
1 looker NP-nom A
2 looked at entity NP-acc P

Alternations