ganingarnany

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Simple Verb.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(37)
Ngawurrungarnanybiya thanthu mangarra burrbbung.
ngawurru-ngarna-ny=biya
1SG.A:3PL.P-give-PST.PFV=SEQ
thanthu
DEM
mangarra
plant.food
burrb=bung
finish=RESTR
‘I gave them the food, all of it.’
(38)
Janyungbarini waladbarini mangarra ganngarnany.
janyungbari-ni
other-ERG
waladbari-ni
old.man-ERG
mangarra
plant.food
gan-ngarna-ny
3SG.A:1SG.P-give-PST.PFV
‘That other old man gave me food.’
(76)
Gujangni birrg ganiyunggana, “bangarna”, ganuwungarna.
gujang-ni
mother-ERG
birrg
take.away
gani-yungga-na
3SG.A:3SG.P-take.away-PST.IPFV
ba-ngarna
IMP-give
ganu-wu-ngarna
3SG.A:3SG.P-POT-give
‘Mother would take it (toy) off her, "give it to her!" and she would give it to her.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# GIVE Coding set Argument type
1 giver NP-erg subj.V A
2 giving recipient NP-abs obj.V P
3 gift NP-abs X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R Only in reciprocal interpretation. Also in sense of 'tell one another'. y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
U
M n
(133)
‘He wouldn’t give (him) the two, his children.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y