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Mandarin does not have the counterpart of DRESS. The closest form is chuan-yifu (穿衣服), which is a VO construction. Therefore, this item is not included in this data base.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: NV

Example

(108)
Tā zhèngzài chuān yīfu.
3SG
zhèngzài
now.PRES
chuān
put.on
yīfu
clothes
‘He is putting on his clothes. / He is dressing himself.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# DRESS Coding set Argument type

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