Value Only progressive function

Language:
Gurindji Kriol
Parameter:
Uses of the progressive marker
References
Meakins 2007: 378

Examples

  1. Dat warlakungkuma im kilimbatkarra dat biyu hawuj.
    Dat
    the
    warlaku-ngku-ma
    dog-erg-top
    im
    3sg
    kil-im-bat-karra
    hit-tr-cont-cont
    dat
    the
    bi-yu
    bee-dat
    hawuj.
    home
    The dog, he is hitting the bee's home.

    See Meakins 2007: 419

  2. An warlaku bin top kutij nyantuwarinyj.
    An
    and
    warlaku
    dog
    bin
    pst
    top
    cont
    kutij
    stand
    nyantu-warinyj.
    3sg-alone
    And the dog was standing alone.

    See Gurindji Kriol database 2003-2006