sorijireuda (소리 지르다)

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This is a complex predicate that consists of a noun-like element sori 'noise, sound' and a verb jireuda of which the meaning is not known to me, having the overall meaning 'to scream'. As a more rare type of light verb (maybe on the border to an idiom), the noun-like word is of Koreanic and not Sino-Korean origin, as is the case with the majority of hada complex predicates. I am using the notion noun-like here, since it is not entirely clear how much sori can behave as an independent noun here, although the lexeme is used independently.

As a matter of fact, in some contexts there is no case marking on
sori and prosodically the noun and the verb sound like one unit (indicated by an equals sign, ex. 223), whereas in others sori can be marked with accusative case (ex. 126).

When used without a dative argument this verb simply means 'SCREAM', whereas with a dative argument this verb means 'SHOUT AT'.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: NV

Examples

(126)
Eomeonineun aideurhante sorireul jilleotta.
eomeoni-neun
mother-TOP
ai-deul-hante
child-PL-DAT
sori-reul
sound-ACC
jill-eoss-da
scream-PST-DECL
‘The mother shouted at the children.’
(23)
Agiga sorireul jilleotta.
agi-ga
baby-NOM
sori-reul
sound-ACC
jireu-eoss-da
scream-PST-DECL
‘The baby screamed.’
(223)
Eomeonineun aideulhante sorijilleotta.
eomeoni-neun
mother-TOP
ai-deul-hante
child-PL-DAT
sori=jireu-eoss-da
sound=?-PST-DECL
‘The mother shouted at the children.’
(274)
Aiga sorijilleotta.
ai-ga
child-NOM
sori=jireu-eoss-da
scream=?-PST-DECL
‘The child screamed.’

Verb meanings , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SCREAM SHOUT AT Coding set Argument type
1 shouter NP-nom S
2 shoutee NP-dat X

Alternations