Example 25-81

Hu dijan im kaminap? – Rong pleis im go jet gardiya!
Hu
who
dijan
prox:adj
im
3sg
kam-in-ap?
come-prog2-up
Rong
wrong
pleis
place
im
3sg
go
go
jet
dem
gardiya!
non.Aboriginal
Who's this coming? – He's going to the wrong place, the white person!

Comment:
Variety: Spoken Victoria River, Older Generation. This example illustrates the present tense interpretation of unmarked verbs (in the second clause), the personal interrogative pronoun hu 'who', and the proximal demonstrative dijan in pronominal function. Gardiya is a Ngarinyman word.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Fieldwork Schultze-Berndt