wanywany ganima

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Complex Verb. Lit. 'beat + HIT'. Nonreduplicated form not attested.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: VV

Example

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<det waitbala>ni wanywany ganmamanyi yinyag (langinyni).
det
DEM
waitbala-ni
white.person-ERG
wany-wany
RDP-beat
gan-mama-nyi=yinyag
3SG.A:1.P-RDP:hit-PST.IPFV=1DU.EXCL.P
langiny-ni
stick-ERG/INST
‘That white man used to beat us (with a stick).’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BEAT Coding set Argument type
1 beater NP-erg subj.V A
2 beatee NP-abs obj.V P
3 beating instrument NP-instr I

Alternations