waga gardbany

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Complex Verb. Lit. 'sit + FALL'. See also waga gagba 'sit'.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: VV

Example

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Garumany, yina waga gardbany (girrgirrlang).
ga-ruma-ny
3SG.S-come-PST.PFV
yina
DIST
waga
sit
ga-rdba-ny
3SG.S-fall-PST.PFV
girrgirrlang
galah
‘He came, and sat down there (the galah).’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

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

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