Example 25-16

Dijan bin oldei killim bigwan goana gibit langa im na.
Dijan
prox:adj
bin
pst
oldei
always
kill-im
kill-tr
big-wan
big-adj
goana
goanna
gib-it
give-tr
langa
loc
im
3sg
na.
now
This one always killed big goannas and gave them to her then.

Comment:
Variety: Spoken Victoria River, Older Generation. This example illustrates the proximal demonstrative dijan 'this' in pronominal function and the order of adjective and noun (as well as the lack of gender agreement) in the noun phrase.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Fieldwork Schultze-Berndt