Datapoint Gurindji Kriol/Nominal plural marker and third-person-plural pronoun

Though there is no nominal plural marker, the 3rd person plural pronoun is used as a plural determiner dem and olda (< all of the ...).

Values

No nominal plural word

Example 72-48:
Dei bin kayikayi ngayu dem karu-walijangku nyawarrattu.
Dei
3pl.sbj
bin
pst
kayikayi
chase
ngayu
1sg
dem
those
karu-walija-ngku
child-pauc-erg
nyawa-rrat-tu.
this-pl-erg
They chased me, those kids did.

Source: Meakins 2007: 405

Example 72-47:
An rein bin baldan bo dem na.
An
and
rein
rain
bin
pst
baldan
fall
bo
dat
dem
3pl.obj
na.
foc
And it rained on them now.

Source: ACLA database 2003-2006

Example 72-49:
Darrei olda martiya kankula tringka.
Darrei
that.way
olda
all.of.the
martiya
bush.gum
kankula
up
tri-ngka.
tree-loc
That way all of the bush gum is in the tree.

Source: Gurindji Kriol database 2003-2006

Example 72-50:
Olda karu dei rarraj hawujjirri.
Olda
all.of.the
karu
child
dei
3pl.s
rarraj
run
hawuj-jirri.
house-all
All the children run towards the house.

Source: Gurindji Kriol database 2003-2006

Confidence:
Very certain