Example 25-112

Maitbi im na im gin album wi.
Maitbi
maybe
im
3sg
na
now/foc
im
3sg
gin
can
alb-um
help-tr
wi.
1pl
Maybe he, he can help us. OR: Maybe he's the one who can help us.
Comment:
Variety: Spoken Roper River. This example illustrates both the independent and the dependent use of the 3rd person singular subject pronoun im, as well as the use of the particle na as a focus marker.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Sandefur & Sandefur 1982: 61