Example 72-89

Karungku im pangkily im marluka.
karu-ngku
child-erg
im
3sg
pangkily
hit.on.head
im
3sg
marluka.
old.man
The kid hit the old man on the head. / It is the kid who hit the old man on the head.
Comment:
The A argument is marked ergative, and the O argument is unmarked.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Gurindji Kriol database 2003-2006