Example 25-96

Mindubala Namij kolim dardaga.
Mindubala
1du.excl
Namij
Namij
kol-im
call-tr
dardaga.
plant.species
Namij and I (in our language, Ngarinyman) call it dardaga (an edible plant).

Comment:
Variety: Spoken Victoria River, Older Generation. This example illustrates the 1st person dual exclusive pronoun mindubala, also used in the juxtaposed inclusory construction. Dardaga is a Ngarinyman word. Namij is a subsection ("skin") name.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Fieldwork Schultze-Berndt