Value Old generic-noun-based indefinites continuing somebody/something

Language:
Gurindji Kriol
Parameter:
Indefinite pronouns
References
Meakins 2007

Examples

  1. Jambala dei meikim nyawanginyima.
    Jambala
    somebody
    dei
    3pl.sbj
    meik-im
    make-tr
    nyawa-nginyi-ma.
    this-abl-top
    Some people make it out of this one.

    See ACLA database 2003-2006

  2. Jamtingtu nyimpuruk jeya.
    Jamting-tu
    something-erg
    nyimpuruk
    dive
    jeya.
    there
    Something just dived under there.

    See ACLA database 2003-2006