lalabangngarna

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Nominal. Lit. 'hunting.kangaroo-ASSOC', i.e. 'someone habitually associated with kangaroo hunting (of man)'. Predicative use in copula-less clause.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: N

Example

(112)
Janyjugun lalabangngarna mayi. Lalabang gangga, yangarrawu.
janyju=gun
DEM=CONTR
lalabang-ngarna
hunt.kangaroo-ASSOC
mayi,
man
lalabang
hunt.kangaroo
ga-ngga
3SG.S-go.PRS
yangarra-wu
kangaroo-DAT
‘That man is a kangaroo hunter. He goes kangaroo hunting, for kangaroo.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BE A HUNTER Coding set Argument type
1 specialist/hunter NP-abs X

Alternations