gulyu ganangu

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Complex Verb. Lit. 'wash, rinse + GET/HANDLE' (not used for animate undergoers; for which see ngabulg ganarrany). The UV is a bivalent activity predicate encoding a manner of affecting a P.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: VV

Example

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Mali gurrany gulyu nganthanggam ngarrgu.
mali
thing
gurrany
NEG
gulyu
rinse
nganth-angga-m
2SG.A:3SG.P-get/handle-PRS
ngarrgu
1SG.DAT
‘You don't wash clothes for me.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# WASH Coding set Argument type
1 washer NP-erg subj.V A
2 washed entity NP-abs obj.V P

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