Datapoint Gurindji Kriol/Uses of the habitual marker

The Gurindji Kriol habitual marker yusta (< used to) is derived from Kriol.

Values

Only habitual function

Example 72-76:
An karuwalija yusta gon jeya jawurrapkarra tomato deya nganta.
An
and
karu-walija
child-pauc
yusta
hab
gon
go
jeya
there
jawurrap-karra
steal-cont
tomato
tomato
deya
there
nganta.
doubt
And the kids used to go there stealing the tomatoes, I think.

Source: ACLA database 2003-2006

Confidence:
Intermediate