garrijni ganangu

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Lit. 'cold-ERG 3SG.A:3SG.P-GET/HANDLE'. Experiencer is patient, stimulus is agent. Intransitive garrij gagba 'cold + BE' = 'be cold' only as description of physical property of inanimates, e.g. gugu garrij=jung ga-yu 'water cold=RESTR 3SG.S-be.PRS' 'the water is cold'.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: NV

Example

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Marringbiya ngayunggum, garrijdigun gannganggam.
marring=biya
bad=SEQ
nga-yunggu-m
1SG.S:3SG-say/do-PRS
garrij-di=gun
cold-ERG=CONTR
gan-ngangga-m
3SG.A:1SG.P-get/handle-PRS
‘I'm no good, the cold is affecting me.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# FEEL COLD Coding set Argument type
2 freezing person NP-abs X

Alternations