Value Two-way contrast

Language:
Gurindji Kriol
Parameter:
Distance contrasts in demonstratives
References
Meakins 2007: 404 ; Meakins 2011a: 63

Examples

  1. Nyawa boi im jas puntanupkarra pupa.
    Nyawa
    this
    boi
    boy
    im
    3sg
    jas
    just
    puntanup-karra
    gather-cont
    pupa.
    firewood
    This boy is just gathering firewood.

    See Gurindji Kriol database 2003-2006

  2. Nyila karu i bin makin.
    Nyila
    that
    karu
    child
    i
    3sg.sbj
    bin
    pst
    makin.
    sleep
    That kid was sleeping.

    See Gurindji Kriol database 2003-2006