tasta

Coding frame

Example

(160)
Juan mesata tastak.
Juan
Juan
mesa-ta
table-acc
tasta-k
beat.trns-pfv
‘Juan beat the table.’

Verb meanings , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BEAT HIT Coding set Argument type
1 beater hitter NP-nom A
2 beatee hittee NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
N can only apply to the Equipollent noncausal form n
(161)
‘Juan beat (at) the table.’
C
R y
(161)
‘Juan beat (at) the table.’
C
y
C
R y
(221)
‘The table was beaten.’
C
y
U
R n
(441)
‘Juan hits people.’
C
R y
(437)
‘The woman made the man crash the car.’
C
R y
(435)
‘The man beats the table of the woman against the door.’
(436)
‘The man is moving the car for the woman.’
U
R n
(438)
‘Juan slammed the door.’
C
M y
(440)
‘The table is beaten.’
C
R y
(439)
‘The table was beaten.’
C
N y
C
y