(哭)

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The alternations are in function close to the causative construction. V-de serves as a derived causative verb, and the verb indicates the manner of causative event. 哭得 could be paraphrased as 'to make with the manner of crying'.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(37)
Mèimei zài kū.
meimei
younger.sister
zai
PRES
ku
cry
‘My younger sister is crying.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# CRY Coding set Argument type
1 crier Ø S

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y