Example 25-18

Imin dalim ola lilwanlilwan kokiroj.
Im=in
3s=pst
dal-im
tell-tr
ola
all
lilwan~lilwan
red.little:adj
kokiroj.
cockroach
It told the little cockroaches.

Comment:
Variety: Written Roper River. This example illustrates the use of reduplication in adjectival modification (not on the head noun) to indicate plurality of the noun phrase referent.
Type:
naturalistic written
Source:
Bennett 1986: 3