Example 25-15

Wi gan idimbat oldei rowan taga.
Wi
1pl.incl
gan
cannot
id-im-bat
eat-tr-prog
oldei
always
ro-wan
raw-adj
taga.
tucker
We can’t continue to eat raw food.

Comment:
Variety: Spoken Roper River. This example illustrates the word order adjective-noun.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Sandefur & Sandefur 1982: 61