dibard gajgany

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Complex Verb. Lit. 'jump + GO'. UV is monovalent and dynamic and unspecified for telicity (punctual vs. durative alternation also achieved by choice of different IVs not considered here).

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: VV

Example

(186)
Malarabiyang dibard gajgany, wang bunybuyunu.
malara=biyang
frog=SEQ
dibard
jump
ga-jga-ny
3SG.S-go-PST.PFV
wang
look.in.vain
buny-bu-yu=nu
3DU.A:3SG.P-POT-say/do=3SG.DAT
‘The frog now jumped away, the two will look in vain for him.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# JUMP Coding set Argument type
1 jumper NP-abs subj.V S

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(185)
‘The frog now is jumping away leaving the two, look.’
(187)
‘It is going to jump at him now, the owl, it is fighting him. (Lit. It is going to approach him jump(ing), the owl is.).’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y