Value Normal imperative construction and special negator

Language:
Gurindji Kriol
Parameter:
The prohibitive
References
Meakins 2007: 415

Examples

  1. An dij karungku i neba luk dat kaya kominap.
    An
    and
    dij
    this
    karu-ngku
    child-erg
    i
    3sg.sbj
    neba
    neg
    luk
    look
    det
    the
    kaya
    monster
    kom-in-ap.
    come-cont-up
    And this kid didn't see the monster coming towards them.

    See Meakins 2007: 415

  2. Don pirrkkarra laim.
    Don
    neg
    pirrk-karra
    snatch-cont
    la=im.
    obl-3sg
    Don't snatch it from him.

    See Meakins 2007: 415

  3. Ma yu pirrkap na!
    Ma
    OK
    yu
    2sg
    pirrkap
    make
    na!
    seq
    OK you make it then!

    See ACLA database 2003-2006