Example 25-205

Beta den asgimbat kantrimen.
Beta
better
den
than
asg-im-bat
ask-tr-prog
kantrimen.
countrymen
[It's] better than asking countrymen (i.e. family). (Context: saving money to buy a car)
Comment:
Variety: Katherine. This example illustrates the suppletive comparative form beta.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Angelo et al. 1998a