siuta

Coding frame

Example

(290)
Kajlos supem siutak.
Kajlos
Carlos
supem
shirt
siuta-k
tear.trns-pfv
‘Carlos tore off his shirt.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TEAR Coding set Argument type
1 tearer NP-nom A
2 torn thing NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(142)
‘The shirt is tearing off.’
(461)
‘Maria's blouse tore.’
(463)
‘My clothes are tearing.’
C
N y
C
R y
(463)
‘My clothes are tearing.’
C
M y
(462)
‘The blouse can be torn.’
U
R n
U
R n
(75)
‘I tore one page from the book.’
(461)
‘Maria's blouse tore.’
C
R y
(329)
‘The man made the woman tear the page from the book.’
C
R y
(227)
‘I tore one page from the book.’
(460)
‘I tore one page from the book. / I tore one page off of the book.’
U
n
C
M y
(465)
‘I burned the torn pages of the book.’
C
R y
(464)
‘The blouse was torn.’
C
N y
C
N y