Datapoint Gurindji Kriol/Nominal and verbal conjunction

The conjunction an which is derived from Kriol (< and) is used in both nominal and verbal conjunctions. Simple juxtaposition is also an option for both nominal and verb conjunctions.

Values

Identity, overtly expressed

Example 72-109:
Dat bulugingku i bin teikim dat karu an dat warlakungku im traina hantim im dat bulugi.
Dat
the
bulugi-ngku
cow-erg
i
3sg.sbj
bin
pst
teik-im
take-tr
det
the
karu
child
an
and
dat
the
warlaku-ngku
dog-erg
im
3sg
traina
try
hant-im
chase-tr
im
3sg.obj
dat
the
bulugi.
cow
The cow took the child and the dog tried to chase down the bull.

Source: Gurindji Kriol database 2003-2006

Example 72-110:
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 dog looked at all of the small frogs.

Source: Gurindji Kriol database 2003-2006

Confidence:
Very certain