ŋal-

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ŋal- means 'carry in the hands' (from ŋal 'hand'). There is a more general verb for the similar meaning: d’ugu- 'transport'.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(76)
Asi kuŋav d'ula ŋalsan.
asi
woman
kuŋa-v
child-ACC
d'u-la
house-LOC
ŋal-sa-n
carry-AOR-3SG
‘The woman carried the child home.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# CARRY Coding set Argument type
1 carrier NP-nom V.subj A
2 carried thing NP-acc P
3 carrying goal NP-loc L

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
C
M y
C
R y
(97)
‘The children carried each other (while playing).’
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y