Example 31-69

Kel rapas la e ladron, e malandru.
Kel
the
rapas
man
la
there
e
is
ladron,
thief
e
is
malandru.
dishonest
That man is a thief, he is dishonest.

Comment:
Kel/kes on its own is a demonstrative and the use of the particles li, la expresses proximity and distance respectively. Kel/kes are homophonous with the definite article.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Argi Avera field work corpus 2000