sawuŋ

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Sawung expresses various meanings that can be considered as extensions of its basic meaning 'jump' (for example 'move to a new residence'), but in all its uses it remains a strictly intransitive verb.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(173)
Díndíŋo sawúnta.
díndíŋ-o
child-DEF
sawún-ta
jump-PF.POS
‘The child jumped.’
(174)
Kewó sawúnta a lá koridaakútoo to.
kew-ó
man-DEF
sawún-ta
move-PF.POS
a
3SG
GEN
koridaa-kút-oo
house-new-DEF
to
LOC
‘The man moved to his new house.’
(175)
Ñaŋkúm-oo sawún-ta siiráŋ-o kaŋ.
ñaŋkúm-oo
cat-DEF
sawún-ta
jump-PF.POS
siiráŋ-o
chair-DEF
kaŋ
on
‘The cat jumped on the chair.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# JUMP Coding set Argument type
1 jumper Ø S
2 jump location LOC L

Alternations