gananthamany

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Simple Verb. This is a transitive verb of accompanied motion; T is always direct object, R is optionally encoded with a dative NP; no alternation is possible.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(118)
(Gagawuli) gananyjam nu buru jaliggu.
gagawuli
long.yam
gan-anyja-m=nu
3SG.A:3SG.P-bring-PRS=3SG.DAT
buru
return
jalig-gu
child-DAT
‘She brings it (long yam) back to/for the child.’
(121)
Yurlnguni gananthama yirrag <bulayi> gujugujugu.
Yurlngu-ni
Yolngu-ERG
gan-anthama=yirrag
3SG.A:3SG.P-bring.PST.IPFV=1PL.EXCL.DAT
bulayi
fly/tent
guju-gujugu
RDP-big
‘Yolngu (Aboriginal organisation) used to bring us big tents.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BRING Coding set Argument type
1 bringer NP-erg subj.V A
2 brought thing NP-abs obj.V P
3 bringing recipient NP-dat X

Alternations