bawa ganiyu

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Complex Verb. Lit. 'shout + SAY/DO'. Quotation optional.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: VV

Examples

(40)
Bawa burru-yu=burrag.
bawa
shout
burru-yu=burrag
3PL.A:3SG.P-say/do.PST.PFV=3PL.DAT
‘They shouted for them.’
(193)
Nganthanug bawa nganthunggum?
nganthan-ug
what-DAT
bawa
shout
nganth-unggu-m
2SG:3SG-say/do-PRS
‘Why are you shouting/screaming?’

Verb meanings , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SCREAM SHOUT AT Coding set Argument type
1 screamer shouter NP-erg subj.V A
2 screamed content shouted words NP-abs obj.V P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(39)
‘Why am I shouting at you!? You are not listening to me!’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
C
y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y