Example 25-2

Wan moning jad olgamen bin dringkimbat ti.
Wan
one
moning
morning
jad
dem
olgamen
woman
bin
pst
dringk-im-bat
drink-tr-prog
ti.
tea
One morning the woman was drinking tea.

Comment:
Variety: Written Roper River. This example illustrates the unmarked constituent order on the clause level, SVO.
Type:
naturalistic written
Source:
Bennett 1986: 6