mard ganangu

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Complex Verb. Lit. 'touch + GET/HANDLE'

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: VV

Examples

(67)
Gurrany mard yanthangu, guyugburru, yanthirna!
gurrany
NEG
mard
touch
ya-nth-angu
IRR-2SG.A:3SG.P-get/handle
guyug-burru
fire-PROPR
ya-nth-irna
IRR-2SG.S-burn
‘Don't touch it, it is hot (lit. 'fire-having'), you might get burned!’
(68)
Jalig-ni mard ganangu <motika>.
jalig-ni
child-ERG
mard
touch
gan-angu
3SG.A:3SG.P-get/handle.PST.PFV
motika
car
‘The child touched the car.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TOUCH Coding set Argument type
1 toucher NP-erg subj.V A
2 touchee NP-abs obj.V P

Alternations