otorvatʹ (оторвать)

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(68)
Maša otorvala pugovicu ot rubaxi.
Maša
Mary
oto-rva-l-a
PFV-tear-PST-F.SG
pugovicu
button.ACC
ot
from
rubax-i
shirt-GEN
‘Mary tore a button off the shirt.’
(110)
On otorval vetku ot dereva.
on
he
oto-rva-l
PFV-tear-PST.M.SG
vetku
twig.ACC
ot
from
dereva
tree.GEN
‘He tore a twig off the tree.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TEAR Coding set Argument type
1 tearer NP-nom & V.subj A
2 torn thing NP-acc P
3 tearing source ot+NP-gen X

Alternations