garlagarla gagba

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Complex Verb. Lit. 'play BE'. Alternative verb 'GO' is possible. (Lexical reduplication, non-reduplicated form not attested).

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: VV

Example

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Garlagarla gagba ngiyinju jalig.
garlagarla
play
ga-gba
3SG.S-be.PST.PFV
ngiyinju
PROX
jalig
child
‘This child was playing.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# PLAY Coding set Argument type
1 player NP-abs subj.V S

Alternations