Value Stative verbs with present reference and dynamic verbs with past perfective reference are marked differently

Language:
Gurindji Kriol
Parameter:
Present reference of stative verbs and past perfective reference of dynamic verbs
References
Gurindji Kriol database 2003-2006

Examples

  1. Im want to kurru yu nyawangku nangaringku.
    Im
    3sg
    want
    want
    to
    to
    kurru
    listen
    yu
    2sg
    nyawa-ngku
    this-erg
    nangari-ngku.
    Nangari-erg
    This Nangari wants to listen to you.

    See ACLA database 2003-2006

  2. Krtuma parl im putim i kaan spredimat kuyarra.
    Kyle-tu-ma
    KR-erg-top
    parl
    pile
    im
    3sg
    put-im
    put-tr
    parl
    too.much
    i
    3sg.sbj
    kaan
    neg
    spred-im-at
    spread-tr-OUT
    kuya-rra.
    thus-pl
    Kyle put them in a pile. He didn't spread out that lot like that.

    See ACLA database 2003-2006

  3. Hau i bin lungkarra na?
    Hau
    how
    i
    3sg
    bin
    pst
    lungkarra
    cry
    na?
    seq
    How did he cry then?

    See ACLA database 2003-2006