Example 24-16

Bligh, en eaghteen dem one nawa mutiny, fine demsalf driften in ar Tongan Sea.
Bligh,
Bligh
en
and
eaghteen
eighteen
dem
3pl
one
one
Ø
Ø
nawa
never
mutiny,
mutiny
fine
find
demsalf
3pl.refl
driften
drift.continuous
in
in
ar
det.def
Tongan
Tongan
Sea.
Sea
Bligh, and eighteen of the ones who did not mutiny, found themselves drifting on the Tongan Sea.

Comment:
This example is acrolectal.
Type:
naturalistic written
Source:
School essay 2006