ganungany

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Simple verb. Compatible with UVs of manner and direction of motion, and often collocating with synonymous UV waj 'leave' (this complex verb likewise does not participate in valency alternations).

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(143)
L.ni ganungany wirib.
L-ni
L.-ERG
gan-unga-ny
3SG.A:3SG.P-leave-PST.PFV
wirib
dog
‘L left the dog behind.’
(172)
Ngayu ngiya, Murranginy. Gurrany Bulla ngayu, waj ngawungany.
nga-yu
1SG.S-be.PRS
ngiya
PROX
Murranginy
Murranginy
gurrany
NEG
Bulla
Bulla
nga-yu
1SG.S-be.PRS
waj
leave
nga-wunga-ny
1SG.A:3SG.P-leave-PST.PFV
‘I am/live here in Murranginy. I don't live in Bulla (any more), I left it.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# LEAVE Coding set Argument type
1 leaver NP-erg subj.V A
2 left place/person NP-abs obj.V P

Alternations