olets

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

(200)
Gowa (är kste-ba) nolete.
gowa
canoe
är
person
kste-ba
heavy-COM
n-o-le-t-e
M:α-DI-sink-ND:IPF-3sgA
‘The canoe sank (with the heavy people).’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SINK Coding set Argument type
1 sunken entity NP-abs & V.act X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(201)
‘He sank the canoe.’
C
y
C
y
U
n
U
n
C
y
C
y
C
y
U
n
C
y
U
n
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
U
n
U
n