pá (2) (爬)

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can be used primarily as a monotransitive verb. And the action itself usually denotes continuity. For that reason, it can enter the Middle Alternation.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(35)
Tóngxuémen zhèng zài páshān.
tongxue-men
classmate-PL
zheng
right.now
zai
PRES
pa
climb
shan
mountain
‘The classmates are climbing the mountain.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# CLIMB Coding set Argument type
1 climber Ø A
2 climbing goal Ø P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(272)
‘This mountain is easy to climb. / It's easy to climb up the mountain.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y