TELL core meaning

Typical context The girl told the boy a funny story.
Microroles tell causer, teller, tellee, told content

Verb forms 48

participants in basic Coding frame
Language Verb form Basic Coding frame
German Europe (and Indo-European) Indo-European erzählen 2
Emai Africa Niger-Congo kpe (1) 2
Emai Africa Niger-Congo gue 2
Emai Africa Niger-Congo 3
Nǀǀng Africa Tuu ǀkxʼae(a) 3
Chintang Asia Tibeto-Burman lud 3
Jakarta Indonesian Southeast Asia & Australia Austronesian cerita 3
Jakarta Indonesian Southeast Asia & Australia Austronesian kasitahu 3
Zenzontepec Chatino Americas Otomanguean nakwę 3
Japanese (standard) Asia Japonic tugeru 3
Bora Americas Witotoan uubálle 3
Mitsukaido Japanese Asia Japonic hanas-u (2) 3
Nen Southeast Asia & Australia Morehead wawaets 3
Nen Southeast Asia & Australia Morehead mts 3
Nen Southeast Asia & Australia Morehead wetls 3
Yucatec Maya Americas Maya tsikbat 3
Sliammon Americas Salish qʼʷaqʼʷθus-t 3
Italian Europe (and Indo-European) Romance raccontare 3
Hokkaido Japanese Asia Japonic hanas-u 3
Xârâcùù Southeast Asia & Australia Austronesian faxwata 3
Xârâcùù Southeast Asia & Australia Austronesian sömârâ 3
Evenki Asia Altaic ulgučen- (1) 3
Eastern Armenian Europe (and Indo-European) Indo-European patmel 3
Bezhta Europe (and Indo-European) Nakh-Daghestanian xabar meyal 2
Icelandic Europe (and Indo-European) Indo-European segja (2) 3
Ainu Asia isolate nu-re 3
Ainu Asia isolate e-ko-isoytak 3
Mandarin Chinese Asia Sino-Tibetan gàosù 3
Balinese Southeast Asia & Australia Austronesian ngorahin 3
Jaminjung Southeast Asia & Australia Mirndi yirrg ganarrany 3
Korean Asia Isolate/Koreanic malhada 3
Korean Asia Isolate/Koreanic iyagihada 3
Korean Asia Isolate/Koreanic deullida (2) 3
Yaqui Americas Uto-Aztecan etejo (1) 3
Ojibwe Americas Algonquian wiindmawaad 3
Sliammon Americas Salish taw-t 3
Yorùbá Africa Niger-Congo so̩ (1) 3
Sri Lanka Malay Asia Austronesian biilang 3
English Europe (and Indo-European) Indo-European tell 3
Mandinka Africa Mande 3
Mandinka Africa Mande no verbal counterpart 0
Modern Standard Arabic Africa Semitic ḥakâ 3
Hoocąk Americas Siouan horak 2
Even Asia Tungusic gö’n- 3
Russian Europe (and Indo-European) Indo-European skazatʹ 3
Ket Asia Yeniseic t⁵-ki⁰ (S-t-O-ke-pl) 3
Mapudungun Americas Araucanian ngütramün 2
Yaqui Americas Uto-Aztecan teuwa 3