bytʹ golodnym (быть голодным)

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this is a copula+adjective, as in English

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: COP A

Example

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Ja golodnyj, kak zverʹ.
ja
1SG
golodnyj
hungry
kak
like
zverʹ
beast
‘I am hungry as a beast.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BE HUNGRY Coding set Argument type
1 hungry person NP-nom & V.subj S

Alternations