Example 25-23

Yu nomo washim bla mi kloth.
Yu
2sg
nomo
neg
wash-im
wash-tr
bla
dat/poss
mi
1sg
kloth.
clothes
You never wash my clothes for me. (uttered as a complaint)

Comment:
Variety: Spoken Victoria River, Older Generation. This example illustrates the dative preposition bla(nga), the negative marker nomo and the 1st and 2nd person singular pronouns.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Fieldwork Schultze-Berndt