ganarrany (2)

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Simple verb 'PUT' can also be used for 'naming'; equivalent to nij ganarrany.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(170)
Nganthankun thanthiya jurlag yurrarrammulu?
nganthan=gun
what=CONTR
thanthiya
DEM
jurlag
bird
yurr-arra-m=murlu
1PL.INCL.A:3SG.P-put-PRS=COLL
‘What do we call this bird?’
(171)
Ngayug jarning ngarram thanthiya.
ngayug
1SG
jarning
pubic.tassle
nga-rra-m
1SG.A:3SG.P-put-PRS
thanthiya
DEM
‘I call that jarning.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# NAME Coding set Argument type
1 namer NP-erg subj.V A
2 namee NP-abs obj.V P
3 name NP-abs 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
Plausible for reciprocal 'call each other X' but not attested.
y
U
N Only double absolutive - no recipient that could take the dative. n
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y