Example 25-107

Wel imin git kwait na.
Wel
well
im=in
3sg=pst
git
get
kwait
quiet
na.
now
Well, he became quiet then.
Comment:
Variety: Spoken Roper River. This example illustrates the 3rd person singular pronoun cliticized onto the past tense marker. It also illustrates the formation of inchoative expressions with adjectival predicates.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Sandefur & Sandefur 1982: 65