Datapoint Gurindji Kriol/Noun phrase conjunction and comitative

Gurindji Kriol distinguishes with and and. The comitative is either a Gurindji-derived -yawung/-jawung suffix, or the Kriol-derived preposition gat/garram. On the other hand, noun phrases are conjoined using an, which is of Kriol origin.

Values

Differentiation

Example 72-106:
Ngapujuyawung i bin gubek.
Ngapuju-yawung
grandmother-com
i
3sg.sbj
bin
pst
gu-bek.
go-back
She went back with her grandmother.

Source: ACLA database 2003-2006

Example 72-107:
Dat karu an dat warlakungku dei bin luk olda yapakayiwan ngakparnwalija.
Dat
the
karu
child
an
and
dat
the
warlaku-ngku
dog-erg
dei
3pl.sbj
bin
pst
luk
look
olda
all
yapakayi-wan
small-nmlz
ngakparn-walija.
frog-pauc
The child and the dog looked at all of the small frogs.

Source: Gurindji Kriol database 2003-2006

Example 72-108:
Dei bin luk det ngakparn gat nyanuny femli.
Dei
3pl.sbj
bin
pst
luk
see
det
the
ngakparn
frog
gat
com
nyanuny
3sg.dat
femli.
family
They saw the frog with his family.

Source: Gurindji Kriol database 2003-2006

Confidence:
Very certain