Example 29-21

Wat het hy gesê?
Wat
what
het
pst
hy
3sg.nom
ge-sê?
ptcp-said
What did he say? / What has he said?

Comment:
As Afrikaans has lost the distinction between the preterite and the perfect, the het [...] ge- form is, taken out of context, always ambiguous between a preterite and a perfect reading.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Own knowledge