Value Dependent subject and object forms

Language:
Gurindji Kriol
Parameter:
Special dependent person forms for subject and object
References
Meakins 2007: 307

Examples

  1. Dat karungku im rekin dat mukmuk bin kayikayi im.
    Dat
    the
    karu-ngku
    kid-erg
    im
    3sg
    rekin
    think
    dat
    the
    mukmuk
    owl
    bin
    pst
    kayikayi
    chase
    im.
    3sg.obj
    The kid thought the owl was chasing him.

    See Gurindji Kriol database 2003-2006

  2. Ma ngali gon jarrei toktok bo nyilarrat jarrei.
    Ma
    OK
    ngali
    1du.incl.pot
    gon
    go
    jarrei
    that.way
    tok~tok
    talk.red
    bo
    prep
    nyila-rrat
    that-pl
    jarrei.
    that.way
    OK you and I will go there to talk to that lot over there.

    See ACLA database 2003-2006

  3. An wijantu makin nyilangka? Ngayungku!
    An
    and
    wijan-tu
    who-erg
    makin
    sleep
    nyila-ngka?
    that-loc
    Ngayu-ngku!
    me-erg
    And who sleeps there? Me!

    See Meakins 2007: 307