Value Overlap

Language:
Gurindji Kriol
Parameter:
Predicative noun phrases and predicative locative phrases
References
Meakins 2007: 433

Examples

  1. Ankaj dat karu im yapakayiwan.
    Ankaj
    poor.thing
    dat
    the
    karu
    child
    im
    3sg
    yapakayi-wan.
    small-nmlz
    Poor kid, he's only little.

    See Meakins 2007: 424

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Nyawa ngakparn im top andanith flawawalijangka.
    Nyawa
    this
    ngakparn
    frog
    im
    3sg
    top
    be
    andanith
    underneath
    flawa-walija-ngka.
    flower-pauc-loc
    This frog is underneath the flowers.

    See DOBES database 2007-2008