boda (보다 )

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The morphological passive form of this verb stresses the perceptive meaning component of SEE, whereas the morphological causative is equivalent to the meaning of SHOW (visually), cf. 197 and verb entry for SHOW for more.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(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.’
(75)
Ajeossiga gomeul boatta.
ajeossi-ga
mister-TOP
gom-eul
bear-ACC
bo-ass-da
see-PST-DECL
‘The man saw a bear.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SEE Coding set Argument type
1 seeer NP-nom A
2 seen entity NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
R y
(197)
‘Yesterday in the arena, Kim displayed his exceptional skills.’
C
R y
U
N n
C
R y
(76)
‘You can see many things down from heaven. / Down from heaven, many things are visible.’
U
R n
U
N n
C
R y
C
N y
U
N n