Example 25-85

Wot fo im krainabat thet lil gel, yubala bin hitim?
Wot
what
fo
for
im
3sg
kra-in-abat
cry-prog2-prog
thet
dem
lil
little
gel,
girl
yubala
2pl
bin
pst
hit-im?
hit-tr
Why is she crying, this little girl, did you hit her?

Comment:
Variety: Spoken Victoria River, Older Generation. This example illustrates a sentence-initial adverbial interrogative.
Type:
translation in elicitation of other language
Source:
Fieldwork Schultze-Berndt