Value No inchoative meaning with aspect markers

Language:
Gurindji Kriol
Parameter:
Aspect markers and inchoative meaning
References
Meakins 2007: 392

Examples

  1. Wulngarntu im meltimat ais ngawapijik.
    Wulngarn-tu
    sun-erg
    im
    3sg
    melt-im-at
    melt-tr-out
    ais
    ice
    ngawa-pijik.
    water-inc
    The sun, it melts the ice, and turns it into water.

    See Meakins 2007: 392

  2. Karntingku turrp im futta lungkarrak.
    Karnti-ngku
    stick-erg
    turrp
    poke
    im
    3sg
    fut-ta
    foot-loc
    lungkarra-k.
    cry-inc
    He trod on a stick, which made him cry. (lit: The stick pokes him in the foot and makes him cry.)

    See Meakins 2007: 392