pokazatʹ (показать)

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There is also a reflexive form with the lexicalized meaning: 'seem, appear'.

Coding frame

Example

(63)
Policejskij pokazal oružie sledovatelju.
policejskij
policeman
pokaza-l
show-PST.M.SG
oružie
weapon.ACC
sledovatel-ju
investigator-DAT
‘The policeman showed the weapon to the investigator.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SHOW Coding set Argument type
1 shower NP-nom & V.subj A
2 shown thing NP-acc P
3 showing addressee NP-dat X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
C
M Rather inherent reflexive y
C
M Alternant has slightly different meaning: ‘to appear, to seem’ y
C
R y
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
C
R requires the imperfective counterpart, pokazyvat' y
U
R n
C
N y