gardaj ganarrany

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Complex Verb. Lit. 'grind + PUT'.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: VV

Example

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Gardajbiya yirrarranyi gayayi wagurrani.
gardaj=biya
grind=SEQ
yirr-arra-nyi
1PL.EXCL.A:3SG.P-put-PST.IPFV
gayayi
waterlily.seed
wagurra-ni
stone-ERG/INST
‘We used to grind waterlily seed with a stone.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# GRIND Coding set Argument type
1 grinder NP-erg subj.V A
2 ground thing NP-abs obj.V P
3 grinding instrument NP-instr I

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