Value Variable copula

Language:
Gurindji Kriol
Parameter:
Predicative locative phrases
References
Meakins 2007: 424

Examples

  1. Nyila bebi im top teblta kanyjupal.
    Nyila
    that
    bebi
    baby
    im
    3sg
    top
    be
    tebl-ta
    table-loc
    kanyjupal.
    underneath
    The baby is under the table.

    See Gurindji Kriol database 2003-2006

  2. An dat warlaku tebulta kanyjurra.
    An
    and
    dat
    the
    warlaku
    dog
    tebul-ta
    table-loc
    kanyjurra.
    down
    And the dog is down under the table.

    See Meakins 2007: 241