Example 25-54

Thei bin frait [...] we thei bin katim.
Thei
3pl
bin
pst
frait
frightened/fear
[...]
[...]
we
subord
thei
3pl
bin
pst
kat-im.
cut-tr
They were afraid, since they cut him. (i.e. cut his finger off)

Comment:
Variety: Spoken Victoria River, Older Generation. The example illustrates an expression of fear, and a causal interpretation of the generalized (adjoined) subordinate/relative clause.
Type:
translation in elicitation of other language
Source:
Fieldwork Schultze-Berndt