deulda (들다)

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The Korean equivalent of CARRY apparently does not have a directional component in its meaning, and consequently, a directional adjunct occurs only when deul- appears in a complex predicate structure together with a motion verb (that is, ga- 'go' for example in ex. 164).

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(162)
Aiga kkottabareul deulgo itta.
ai-ga
child-NOM
kkochdabal-eul
flower:bouquet-ACC
deul-go
carry-CONV
iss-da
be-DECL
‘A child is carrying a bouquet.’
(164)
Ajumeoniga tongeul bateuro deulgo gatta.
ajumeoni-ga
madam-NOM
tong-eul
barrel-ACC
bat-euro
field-DIR
deul-go
carry-CONV
ga-ss-da
go-PST-DECL
‘The woman carried the barrel to the field.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# CARRY Coding set Argument type
1 carrier NP-nom A
2 carried thing NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(163)
‘The child carried the bag for its younger brother.’
C
N y
C
R y
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
C
R y
(165)
‘I can't lift the barrel because it's too heavy.’
C
N y
U
N n