bagurr ganarrany

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Complex verb. Lit. 'be in an open-top container or vessel + PUT'. The closest equivalent to 'load' thus refers to a configuration of the "load" in an open container. Another translation equivalent would be the same as under FILL.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: AV

Example

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Gagawurli bagurr burr-arra-nyi, (...) mugurruni burrarranyi bagurrbagurr.
gagawuli
long.yam
bagurr
inside.container
burr-arra-nyi
3PL.A:3SG.P-put-PST.IPFV
mugurru-ni
paperbark.cooliman-LOC
burra-rra-nyi
3PL.A:3SG.P-put-PST.IPFV
bagurr-bagurr
RDP-inside.container
‘They used to load the long yam in there, they used to put it in the paperbark cooliman.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# LOAD Coding set Argument type
1 loader NP-erg subj.V A
2 loaded thing NP-abs obj.V P
3 loading place LOC X

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