Datapoint Gurindji Kriol/Pronominal and adnominal demonstratives

Pronominal demonstratives and adnominal demonstratives have the same form in Gurindji Kriol. Where demonstratives (proximal and distal) are used pronominally, they require the same case inflections as nominals.

Values

Same stems, different inflectional features

Example 72-57:
Nyila warlaku im gon kankula karntingka nyila biwalijayu.
Nyila
that
warlaku
dog
im
3sg
gon
go
kankula
up
karnti-ngka
tree-loc
nyila
that
bi-walija-yu.
bee-pauc-dat
That dog goes up the tree after the bees.

Source: Gurindji Kriol database 2003-2006

Example 72-58:
Im gedim im na nyilangku.
Im
3sg
ged-im
get-tr
im
3sg
na
foc
nyila-ngku.
that-erg
That one gets it.

Source: ACLA database 2003-2006

Confidence:
Very certain