wunyu ganimangu

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Complex Verb. Lit. 'wipe + HIT'. X, not T is the direct object.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: VV

Examples

(114)
Wunyu ngamangu gulban.
wunyu
wipe
nga-mangu
1SG.A:3SG.P-hit.PST.PFV
gulban
ground
‘I wiped the ground.’
(115)
Wunyu ganmam yirrag.
wunyu
wipe
gan-ma-m=yirrag
3SG.A:1.P-hit-PRS=1PL.EXCL.P
‘It is making us deaf. (Lit. 'it is wiping us').’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# WIPE Coding set Argument type
1 wiper NP-erg subj.V A
2 wiping surface NP-abs obj.V P

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