Example 25-49

Thei bin oldei faindim, thet [...] goana, we imin oldei klaimap.
Thei
3pl
bin
pst
oldei
always
faind-im,
find-tr
thet
dem
[...]
[...]
goana,
goanna
we
subord
im=in
3sg=pst
oldei
always
klaim-ap.
climb-up
They used to find the [...] goanna when it used to climb up. OR: They used to find any goanna that climbed up.

Comment:
Variety: Spoken Victoria River, Older Generation. This example illustrates the general subordinating marker we which can be used to form relative clauses. A goanna is a large reptile and prized food; the agent in the example are dogs used to hunt them.
Type:
translation in elicitation of other language
Source:
Fieldwork Schultze-Berndt