Datapoint Gurindji Kriol/Lexifier language

Gurindji Kriol is a mixed language and therefore has two main sources, which are apparent from the name of the language. It draws on the vocabularies of Gurindji and Kriol relatively evenly. Based on a 200 word Swadesh list 36.6% of vocabulary is derived from Kriol, 35% is from Gurindji and the remaining 28.5% contain synonymous forms from both languages which are used interchangeably depending on a number of sociolinguistic variables including the age of the speaker and the age of the addressee.



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