Datapoint Gurindji Kriol/Dual in independent personal pronouns

There are two sets of pronouns in Gurindji Kriol. The regular pronouns are derived from Kriol, and an emphatic set is derived from Gurindji.

A dual distinction is made in all three persons.

Regular pronouns: tubala (3), yutubala (2), ngali (1).

No distinction is made between subject and object pronouns in the dual category.

Values

Dual form in all three persons

Example 72-24:
Ngali gon taruk.
ngali
1du
gon
go
taruk
bathe
You and I went swimming.

Source: ACLA database 2003-2006

Example 72-25:
Jarrpip yutubala Nangaringku.
Jarrpip
carry
yutubala
2du
Nangari-ngku.
skin.name-erg
Nangari will carry you two.

Source: ACLA database 2003-2006

Example 72-26:
Tubala rarraj laim.
Tubala
3du
rarraj
run
la=im.
obl-3sg.obj
Those two ran at him.

Source: ACLA database 2003-2006

Confidence:
Very certain