Datapoint Gurindji Kriol/Subject relative clauses

Subject relative clauses are indicated by a relative particle wen or weya plus an optional resumptive pronoun, a marking strategy which is derived from Kriol.

Values

Relative particle and resumptive pronoun

Example 72-144:
dat karu wen i bin jayijayi jamut spiyayawung
dat
the
karu
kid
wen
rel
i
3sg.sbj
bin
pst
jayijayi
chase
jamut
turkey
spiya-yawung
spear-com
the kid who chased the turkey with a spear

Source: Gurindji Kriol database 2003-2006

Confidence:
Very certain