yugung gajgany

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Complex verb. Lit. 'run + GO'. Compatible with other, intransitive and transitive, verbs of locomotion.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: VV

Example

(136)
Yugung gangga janju jalig nu gujardingbina.
yugung
run
ga-ngga
3SG.S-go.PRS
janju
DEM
jalig
child
nu
3SG.DAT
gujarding-bina
mother-ALL
‘The child runs to her, to the mother.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# RUN Coding set Argument type
1 runner NP-abs subj.V S
2 run goal NP-all X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(137)
‘(My wife) ran away from me / left me running.’
(138)
‘They took him running to the hospital then / They ran with him to the hospital then.’
(139)
‘The teacher then ran up to him (to) pick (him) up / The teacher then approached him running (a boy who had fallen).’
C
M y
(211)
‘They run after him.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y