dibird ganangu

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Complex Verb. Lit. 'wound.around + GET/HANDLE'. UV is monovalent and stative (i.e. a positional)

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: VV

Examples

(182)
(mununggu) dibird burrangu langiny thudbunggi.
mununggu
string
dibird
wound.around
burr-angu
3PL.A:3SG.P-get/handle.PST.PFV
langiny
wood
thudbung-gi
short-LOC
‘They wound it (the rope) around the short stick.’
(183)
Langinygi dibird ga-yu (mununggu).
langiny-gi
wood-LOC
dibird
wound.around
ga-yu
3SG.S-be.PRS
mununggu
string
‘The rope is wound around the stick.’
(184)
Langiny thudbung dibird burrima, <rop>-mij.
langiny
wood
thudbung
short
dibird
wound.around
burri-ma
3PL.A:3SG.P-hit.PST.PFV
rop-mij
rope-COM
‘They "wound" the short stick with a rope.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TIE Coding set Argument type
1 tier NP-erg subj.V A
2 tied thing NP-abs obj.V P
3 tying goal LOC X

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