guyawud gagba

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Complex verb. Lit. 'hungry + BE'

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: AV

Examples

(106)
Majani guyawud gayu jawijing.
majani
maybe
guyawud
hungry
ga-yu
3SG.S-be.PRS
jawijing
MoFa
‘Maybe grandfather is hungry.’
(107)
Ngabuluwu guyawud gayu (jarlig).
ngabulu-wu
milk-DAT
guyawud
hungry
ga-yu
3SG.S-be.PRS
jalig
child
‘(The child) is hungry for milk.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BE HUNGRY Coding set Argument type
1 hungry person NP-abs subj.V S

Alternations