gaali

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Usually inanimate things are dug up, which are not marked with an accusative.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(157)
Prompang uubi aràgaali.
prompang
female
uubi
potato
arà-gaali
nonpast-dig
‘The woman is digging for potatoes.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# DIG Coding set Argument type
1 digger Ø A
2 dug up thing NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
n
U
M n
U
R n