Value Differentiation

Language:
Gurindji Kriol
Parameter:
Motion-to and motion-from
References
Meakins 2011c: 31-34 ; Meakins 2011b

Examples

  1. Humbug bin gon ribangkirri nganta.
    Humbug
    Humbug
    bin
    pst
    gon
    go
    riba-ngkirri
    river-all
    nganta.
    doubt
    Humbug went to the river, I think.

    See Meakins 2007: 382

  2. Jintaku boi im jamp wumaranginyi ngawangka.
    Jintaku
    one
    boi
    boy
    im
    3sg.sbj
    jamp
    jump
    wumara-nginyi
    rock-abl
    ngawa-ngka.
    water-loc
    One boy is jumping off the rock into the water.

    See Meakins 2007: 186

  3. Wi-rra gon na motika-ngka Jetlmen.
    Wi-rra
    1pl.sbj-pot
    gon
    go
    na
    seq
    motika-ngka
    car-loc
    Jetlmen.
    Kalkaringi
    We're about to go by car to Kalkaringi.

    See Meakins 2007: 267

  4. I garra gu langa Roper.
    I
    3sg.sbj
    garra
    pot
    gu
    go
    langa
    loc
    Roper.
    Roper
    He will go to Roper.

    See ACLA database 2003-2006

  5. Karu teikim Jetlmenjirri keik.
    Karu
    child
    teik-im
    take-tr
    Jetlmen-jirri
    Settlement-all
    keik.
    cake
    The kid took the cake to Settlement (Kalkaringi).

    See Meakins 2007: 267

  6. I bin kombek Katherinenginyi.
    I
    3sg.sbj
    bin
    pst
    kombek
    come.back
    Katherine-nginyi.
    Katherine-abl
    He came back from Katherine.

    See Meakins 2007

  7. I bin kombek brom Katherine.
    I
    3sg.sbj
    bin
    pst
    kombek
    come.back
    brom
    abl
    Katherine.
    Katherine
    He came back from Katherine.

    See Meakins 2007