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Complex verb. Lit. 'cover + PUT'. The UV is a stative (positional) predicate.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: NV

Example

(36)
Namini ngayiny bardbard ngantharram larrinyni.
nami-ni
2SG-ERG
ngayiny
meat
bard-bard
RDP-cover
ngantha-rra-m
2SG.A:3SG.P-put-PRS
larriny-ni
paperbark-ERG/INST
‘You cover the meat with paperbark.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# COVER Coding set Argument type
1 coverer NP-erg subj.V A
2 covered thing NP-abs obj.V P
3 cover NP-instr I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
M y
C
y
C
M Stative but not inchoative alternant attested. y
(101)
‘Nalyarri is all covered up, she is cold.’
C
N y
C
M y
(96)
‘He covered himself (with negative effect) for the two, with paperbark.’
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y