Example 25-114

Maitbi yu na kingfishamen yu gin album mibala.
Maitbi
maybe
yu
2sg
na
now/foc
kingfisha-men
kingfisher-man
yu
2sg
gin
can
alb-um
help-tr
mibala.
1pl.excl
Maybe you, kingfisher man, you can help us.
Comment:
Variety: Spoken Roper River. This example illustrates the invariable second person singular pronoun yu (unmarked for politeness and invariable across independent/dependent contexts).
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Sandefur & Sandefur 1982: 61