waga gagba

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Complex Verb. Lit. 'sit + BE'. See also waga gardbany 'sit down'.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: VV

Example

(140)
Gujarding ngarrgina waga gayu yinju.
gujarding
mother
ngarrgina
1SG:POSS
waga
sit
ga-yu
3SG.S-be.PRS
yinju
here
‘My mother is sitting here.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SIT Coding set Argument type
1 sitter NP-abs subj.V S

Alternations