Example 25-57

Oletaim, yuno, wa mibala bin la steshen.
Oletaim,
always
yuno,
you.know
wa
subord
mibala
1pl
bin
pst
la
loc
steshen.
station
All the time, you know, when/that we were on the station.

Comment:
Variety: Spoken Victoria River, Older Generation. The example illustrates a predicative locative phrase in the past tense, marked by the auxiliary bin, and a generalized subordinate clause (here with a temporal interpretation) employing the subordinator wa~we.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Fieldwork Schultze-Berndt