Value Differentiation

Language:
Gurindji Kriol
Parameter:
Existential verb and transitive possession verb
References
Meakins 2007

Examples

  1. I garram warlaku.
    I
    3sg.sbj
    garram
    have
    warlaku.
    dog
    He has a dog.

    See ACLA database 2003-2006

  2. Ah pirlpirlji jarrwa ebriweya.
    Ah
    ah
    pirlpirlji
    grasshopper
    jarrwa
    lots
    ebriweya.
    everywhere
    Ah, there's lots of grasshoppers everywhere!

    See ACLA database 2003-2006