Example 25-167

Imin givit thet K. langa mai bratha.
Im=in
3sg=pst
giv-it
give-tr
thet
dem
K.
K.
langa
loc
mai
1sg.poss
bratha.
brother
He gave K. to my brother (in marriage).
Comment:
Variety: Spoken Victoria River, Older Generation. This example illustrates a locative-marked recipient with the ditransitive verb 'give'.
Type:
translation in elicitation of other language
Source:
Fieldwork Mark Harvey