Example 31-3

Djedje di Djai atxa mudjer bibu.
Djedje
Djedje
di
of
Djai
Djai
atxa
found
mudjer
woman
bibu.
alive
Djedje of Djai's found a woman alive.

Comment:
Djedje of Djai illustrating the possessum-possessor word order reflects here a kinship type of relationship between Djedje and Djai.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Rocha, Belmira Coelho, p.c. (2000)