Datapoint Gurindji Kriol/Predicative possession

Predicative possession can be expressed in a transitive clause using the Kriol-derived garram 'has', or the comitative marker -jawung or -yawung which comes from Gurindji.

Values

Transitive Frequency: 70.0%

Example 72-121:
I garram warlaku.
I
3sg.sbj
garram
have
warlaku.
dog
He has a dog.

Source: ACLA database 2003-2006

Confidence:
Very certain

Comitative Frequency: 30.0%

Example 72-120:
Nyawama tu karu baisikuljawung.
Nyawa-ma
this-disc
tu
two
karu
child
baisikul-jawung.
bicycle-com
Here two kids have bicycles.

Source: ACLA database 2003-2006

Confidence:
Very certain