Datapoint Kriol/Going to named places

Named places as goals of motion can be either unmarked or marked with the locative/allative preposition la~langa.

Values

No adpositional/case marking Frequency: 50.0%

Example 25-294:
Im kambek Sandei, im go Kananarra.
Im
3sg
kam-bek
come-back
Sandei,
Sunday
im
3sg
go
go
Kananarra.
Kununurra
She'll come back on Sunday and will go to Kununurra.
Example 25-295:
Yu bin go Leichhardt.
Yu
2sg
bin
pst
go
go
Leichhardt.
Leichhardt
You went to Leichhardt.
Example 25-296:
Al bin go Debi.
Al
1sg
bin
pst
go
go
Debi.
Derby
I went to Derby.

Source: Hudson 1985: 28

Confidence:
Very certain

Preposition Frequency: 50.0%

Example 25-29:
Imin la Ningbingi yet, afta imin go la Agail then.
Im=in
3sg=pst
la
loc
Ningbingi
Ningbingi
yet,
yet
afta
afterwards
im=in
3sg=pst
go
go
la
loc
Agail
Argyle
then.
then
He was in Ningbingi at that time, afterwards he went to Argyle.
Example 25-229:
Halideitaim yuno wi bin oldei wok dijey la Ivanhoe.
Halidei-taim
holiday-time
yuno
you.know
wi
we
bin
pst
oldei
always/hab
wok
walk
dij-ey
prox-dir
la
loc
Ivanhoe.
Ivanhoe.
In the holidays we used to walk over here to Ivanhoe station.
Example 25-297:
Na, ai nomo wanda gu la Top Kemp.
Na,
no
ai
1sg
nomo
neg
wanda
want
gu
go
la
loc
Top
Top
Kemp.
Camp
No, I don't want to go to the Top Camp.

Source: Angelo et al. 1998a

Example 25-214:
I maitbi garra go la Debi.
I
3sg
maitbi
maybe
garra
fut/oblig
go
go
la
loc
Debi.
Derby
He might have to go to Derby.

Source: Hudson 1985: 31

Example 25-223:
Mela bin ran fas tharrei la Janjuwa.
Mela
1pl.excl
bin
pst
ran
run
fas
fast
tharr-ei
dist-dir
la
loc
Janjuwa.
Janjuwa
We ran fast there to Junjuwa.

Source: Hudson 1985: 157

Confidence:
Very certain