Example 25-79

Wi yusdu get haidin from wait men yuno, oletaim.
Wi
1pl
yusdu
hab
get
get
haidin
hiding
from
from
wait
white
men
men
yuno,
you.know
oletaim.
always
We used to get a beating from the white people all the time.

Comment:
Variety: Spoken Victoria River, Older Generation. This example illustrates a 1st person exclusive use of the plural pronoun wi, and the habitual marker yusdu.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Fieldwork Schultze-Berndt