Alternation ‘Benefactive’ (Coded)

The benefactive is coded by the vector verb -bid and introduces the beneficient (or maleficient) of an action as a new role. The new role attracts P-AGR. Apart from that the coding frame remains unchanged. -bid cannot be suffixed to intransitive verbs. There seem to be no lexical restrictions within mono- and ditransitive verbs, though.

Verb Meaning Verb form Basic coding frame Derived coding frame Occurs Comment # Ex.