Value Possessum-possessor

Language:
Gurindji Kriol
Parameter:
Order of possessor and possessum
References
Meakins & O’Shannessy 2005; Meakins 2011c: 156

Examples

  1. Kajirringku im katim jawurt kengkaruyu.
    Kajirri-ngku
    woman-erg
    im
    3sg
    kat-im
    cut-tr
    jawurt
    tail
    kengkaru-yu.
    kangaroo-dat
    The old woman chopped off the kangaroo's tail.

    See Meakins 2007: 224