malangayij ganuga

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Complex Verb. Lit. 'hear/listen + TAKE'.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: VV

Examples

(122)
Malangayij biyang bunyguga malara majani jalwany.
malangayij=biyang
hear=SEQ
buny-guga
3DU.A:3SG.P-take.PST.PFV
malara
frog
majani
maybe
jalwany
talking
‘The two hear the frogs, maybe talking.’
(123)
"Malangayijbiya bawunyguga!" ganiyu=nu.
malangayij=biya
hear=SEQ
ba-wuny-guga
IMP-2SG.A:3DU.P-take
gani-yu=nu
3SG.A:3SG.P-say/do.PST.PFV=3SG.DAT
‘"Listen to the two!" he said to him.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# HEAR Coding set Argument type
1 hearer NP-erg subj.V A
2 heard sound NP-abs obj.V P

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