Datapoint Gurindji Kriol/Negative morpheme types

Two negative morphemes are used in Gurindji Kriol. Both are derived from Kriol neba and kaan.

Values

Negative auxiliary verb

Example 72-151:
Yu putim nyawa kuya so yu kaan nurt laiyangku nganta.
Yu
2sg
put-im
put-tr
nyawa
this
kuya
thus
so
so
yu
2sg
kaan
neg
nurt
press
laiya-ngku
liar-erg
nganta.
doubt
You put this one like that so you won't tread on it, you little liar.

Source: Meakins 2007: 415

Example 72-152:
An dij karungku i neba luk dat kaya kominap.
An
and
dij
this
karu-ngku
child-erg
i
3sg.sbj
neba
neg
luk
look
dat
the
kaya
monster
kom-in-ap.
come-cont-up
And this kid didn't see the monster coming towards them.

Source: Meakins 2007: 415

Confidence:
Certain