yanggi ganarrany

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Complex verb. Lit. 'ask + PUT'.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: VV

Examples

(28)
Gurrany yanggi yawunkarra yinyag mangarrawu!
gurrany
NEG
yanggi
ask
ya-wun-garra=yinyag
IRR-2DU.A:1.P-put=1DU.EXCL.P
mangarra-wu
plant.food-DAT
‘Don't ask us two for food, you two!’
(29)
Jawijingni ngarrginani yanggi gankarrany "..."
jawijing-ni
MoFa-ERG
ngarrgina-ni
1SG:POSS-ERG
yanggi
ask
gan-garra-ny
3SG.A:1SG.P-put-PST.PFV
‘My grandfather asked me: "..."’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# ASK FOR Coding set Argument type
1 asker NP-erg subj.V A
2 askee NP-abs obj.V P
3 requested thing NP-dat X

Alternations