yurrg ganarrany

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Complex Verb. Lit. 'show + PUT'.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Examples

(85)
Mulurruni gagawuli yurrg gankarrany Gilwini.
mulurru-ni
older.woman-ERG
gagawuli
long.yam
yurrg
show
gan-garra-ny
3SG.A:1SG.P-put-PST.PFV
Gilwi-ni
Gilwi-LOC
‘The old women showed me yam in Gilwi.’
(87)
Yurrg gankarrany ngayug.
yurrg
show
gan-garra-ny
3SG.A:1SG.P-put-PST.PFV
ngayug
1SG
‘She showed (it) to me. (Lit. 'She showed me').’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SHOW Coding set Argument type
1 shower NP-erg subj.V A
2 showing addressee NP-abs obj.V P
3 shown thing NP-abs X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
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N y
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C
M yurrgmayan gagba shifts the meaning from 'be showing' to 'be talking, telling' y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
M y
(89)
‘The rainbow shows up. (lit. 'shows itself').’
U
M n
(86)
‘I'm showing you the Ngaliwurru country.’
(88)
‘They used to show us two, you know, food and other things like that.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y