Datapoint Gurindji Kriol/Polar questions

Yes-no questions are constructed in Gurindji Kriol using a question particle derived from either Gurindji wayi or Kriol inti/init, or by using rising intonation with a standard declarative sentence.

Values

Only interrogative intonation Frequency: 50.0%

Example 72-156:
Yu garram kengkaruyu minti?
Yu
2sg
garram
have
kengkaru-yu
kangaroo-dat
minti?
bottom
Do you have the kangaroo's bottom?

Source: Gurindji Kriol database 2003-2006

Confidence:
Very certain

Final question particle Frequency: 50.0%

Example 72-154:
An ngayungku airra lukabta im wayi.
An
and
ngayu-ngku
1sg-erg
ai=rra
1sg.sbj=pot
luk-abta
look-after
im
3sg.obj
wayi.
q
And me, do I have to look after him?

Source: Meakins 2007: 399

Example 72-155:
Wi yusta gu kanyjurra la riba inti?
Wi
1pl.sbj
yusta
used.to
gu
go
kanyjurra
down
la
loc
riba
river
inti?
tag
Did we usually go down to the river?

Source: Meakins 2007: 443

Confidence:
Very certain