Value Accusative alignment

Language:
Gurindji Kriol
Parameter:
Alignment of case marking of personal pronouns
References
Meakins & O’Shannessy 2005; Meakins 2009; Meakins 2011b; Meakins 2011c

Examples

  1. Dei kan kura ebritaim.
    Dei
    3pl.sbj
    kan
    can
    kura
    shit
    ebritaim.
    often
    They can go to the toilet all the time.

    See ACLA database 2003-2006

  2. Dat karu an dat warlakungku dei bin luk olda yapakayiwan ngakparnwalija.
    Dat
    the
    karu
    child
    an
    and
    dat
    the
    warlaku-ngku
    dog-erg
    dei
    3pl.sbj
    bin
    pst
    luk
    look
    olda
    the
    yapakayi-wan
    small-nmlz
    ngakparn-walija.
    frog-pauc
    The child and the dog saw all of the small frogs.

    See Gurindji Kriol database 2003-2006

  3. Ngakparnma im komat na garra gon libim dem ranawei.
    Ngakparn-ma
    frog-top
    im
    3sg
    kom-at
    come-out
    na
    seq
    garra
    pot
    gon
    go
    lib-im
    leave-tr
    dem
    3pl.obj
    ran-awei.
    run-away
    The frog got out of the bottle and then it's going to leave them and run away.

    See Meakins 2007: 459