marrug ganarrany

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Complex Verb. Lit. 'hidden PUT'

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: VV

Examples

(84)
Marrug ngabuwa (mangarra).
marrug
hidden
nga-buwa
1SG.A:3SG.P-POT:have
mangarra
plant.food
‘I will keep it (the food) hidden.’
(81)
Wiribgu marrug ngarramni ngayiny.
wirib-gu
dog-DAT
marrug
hidden
nga-rra-m=ni
1SG.A:3SG.P-put-PRS=DS
ngayiny
meat
‘I'm hiding the meat from the dog.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# HIDE Coding set Argument type
1 hider NP-erg subj.V A
2 hidden thing NP-abs obj.V P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
y
C
N y
C
R y
(82)
‘He ran away from them, the child, and hid.’
(83)
‘The car is hidden.’
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y