Example 28-1

di tokap furfurtɛ ɛk buku
di
the
toko-apu
child-pl
furu-furu-tɛ
steal-steal-pfv
ɛkɛ
1sg
buku
book
The children stole my books (repeatedly, over a period of time).

Comment:
The reduplicated verb form marks iterated activity.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Kouwenberg 1992: 287