Datapoint Gurindji Kriol/Tightness of the link between the past marker and the verb

The past marker and the verb form a tight unit. However, some lexical items, e.g. til 'still, yet',may intervene.

Values

Particle, a few lexical items may intervene

Example 72-73:
I bin til faindim nyanuny Mummy na dat yapakayingku.
I
3sg.sbj
bin
pst
til
still
faind-im
find-tr
nyanuny
3sg.dat
Mummy
mother
na
foc
dat
the
yapakayi-ngku.
small-erg
It still found its mother, the little one did.

Source: ACLA database 2003-2006

Confidence:
Very certain