chajda (찾다)

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This verb sometimes means 'find' as well, especially when used in perfective aspect.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(58)
Namjaga doneul chakko isseotta.
Namja-ga
mister-NOM
don-eul
money-ACC
chaj-go
look_for-CONV
iss-eoss-da
be-PST-DECL
‘The man was looking for money.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SEARCH FOR Coding set Argument type
1 searcher NP-nom A
2 searched for thing NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(275)
‘The father looked for/found the toy for his child.’
(306)
‘Hey can you just look for the knife you told me about for me?’
C
N y
C
R y
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
C
R y
(276)
‘The faster the computer, the quicker one can find the web pages.’
C
N y
U
N n