Example 25-5

Dij kamel im likimbat bo dat kanggaru irrahol.
Dij
prox
kamel
camel
im
3sg
lik-im-bat
lick-tr-prog
bo
dat
dat
dem
kanggaru
kangaroo
irrahol.
ear
This camel is licking the kangaroo's ear.

Comment:
Variety: Spoken Victoria River, Younger Generation. This example illustrates the dative preposition bo which replaces bla(nga) for younger generation speakers in some varieties.
Type:
elicited from speaker
Source:
Fieldwork Meakins