yirrgbi gagba

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Complex verb. Lit. 'talking + BE'. The UV yirrgbi is a monovalent activity predicate.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: VV

Example

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Ngayugbiyang yirrgbi ngaj nu!
ngayug=biyang
1SG=SEQ
yirrgbi
tell:CONT
nga-j
1SG.S-POT:be
nu
3SG.DAT
‘Me, I will be talking to her!’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TALK Coding set Argument type
1 talker NP-abs subj.V S
2 talked to person NP-dat X

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