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Simple Verb meaning 'get' (in the sense of 'go and get', 'catch'), 'receive', 'handle/manipulate'.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(78)
Janggagu ganarrany jaligdi gurrany yanangu.
janggagu
above
gan-arra-ny
3SG.A:3SG.P-put-PST.PFV
jalig-di
child-ERG
gurrany
NEG
yan-angu
IRR:3SG.A:3SG.P-get/handle
‘She put it on top so the child would not get/take it.’
(75)
Guyug larrmangun bangu:, gurrany thanthu wilannyunga!
guyug
fire
larrman=gun
dry=CONTR
ba-ngu
IMP-get/handle
gurrany
NEG
thanthu
DEM
wilan-nyunga
current-ORIG
‘Get/take dry firewood, not that (deposited) from the flood!’

Verb meanings , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# GET TAKE Coding set Argument type
1 receiver taker NP-erg subj.V A
2 received thing taken thing NP-abs obj.V P

Alternations