Example 25-70

Wanim reintaim im gro thet big intit, en yu ken luk thet flaua bla im yuno.
Wan=im
subord=3sg
rein-taim
rain-time
im
3sg
gro
grow
thet
dem
big
big
intit,
tag
en
and
yu
2sg
ken
can
luk
see
thet
dem
flaua
flower
bla
poss
im
3sg
yuno.
you.know
In the rain time it grows this high, doesn't it, and you can see its flower, you know.

Comment:
Variety: Spoken Victoria River, Older Generation. This example illustrates the ability verb ken, a temporal subordinate clause, a pronominal possessor and the use of the demonstrative/definite article thet/jed.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Fieldwork Schultze-Berndt