Datapoint Gurindji Kriol/Syllable codas

Regardless of the Gurindji or Kriol derivation of the word, Gurindji Kriol words have complex syllable codas.

Values

Codas at most moderately complex

Example 72-172:
Karntingku turrp im futta lungkarrak.
Karnti-ngku
tree-erg
turrp
poke
im
3sg
fut-ta
foot-loc
lungkarra-k.
cry-inc
The stick goes through his foot and makes him cry.

Source: Meakins 2007: 392

Example 72-70:
Mantu i bin jampurlk im det kajirri na.
Man-tu
man-erg
i
3sg.sbj
bin
pst
jampurlk
squash
im
3sg
det
the
kajirri
old.woman
na.
foc
The man squashed the old woman.

Source: Gurindji Kriol database 2003-2006

Example 72-140:
"Watja watja" jei bin tok mijelp nganta.
"Watja
hurry
watja"
hurry
jei
3pl.sbj
bin
pst
tok
talk
mijelp
recp
nganta.
doubt
"Hurry hurry", I reckon they were saying to each other.

Source: Meakins 2007: 57

Confidence:
Very certain