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Dench, Alan (2003). From Purposive/Future to Present: Shifting temporal categories in the Pilbara languages of north wes.

URL: http://www.linguistics.uwa.edu.au/__data/page/50409/present.pdf

(Last accessed 2005-02-15).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 129&langcode=pnw (2021-06-13).


Example #1:

    (13) Palya     ngunyji-yu-rla       ngananha-ku kampa-lku?
    woman there-ACC-FORE            what-ACC      cook-PRES
    "What is it there that the woman is cooking?"
Example #2:

    Thurni-ku      murnalpurlu parilha. Purri-nmayi-ku thurni-ku            yirra purranyja.
    laugh-PRES close.by          still    pull-RECIP-PRES laugh-PRES teeth show
    from their eyes.Now they are apart, still laughing. Close together they are stil
Example #3:

    Nyinta           yana-rta-rla.         Ngunha nyinku        nhantha-larta.
    2sgNOM go-FUT-FORE                       that       2sgACC bite-FUT
    "That snake lies in the pool with just its nose showing. If you go (there), it w
Example #4:

    (16) Yukurru     panha janka-nma! Panha                 yanga-lku       murruka-ngarli-ku.
    dog              that    tie-IMP         that       chase-PRES      car-PLURAL-ACC
    "Tie up that dog! It chases cars."
Example #5:

    winya-ma-lku               yanti-yu,     kati-rta       yurlu-wali papa-yu.
    full-CAUS-PRES dish-ACC take-FUT                        camp-ALL water-ACC
    "This girl is sitting, getting water from a rockhole, filling a dish, to take wa
Example #6:

    manartu-ku karnku-lku , pani-lku                    majarra-la.
    good-ACC keep-PRES                 grind-PRES mill-LOC
    good, and grinding it on a millstone."
Example #7:

    Ngatha       wiya-rna      nyinku    paka-rnu-ku.
    1sgNOM            see-PAST 2sgACC come-REL-ACC
    "I was sitting smoothing the point (of a spear). I saw you coming."