Example 31-89

Es fra un minina go ki staba ta bende pexi [...].
Es
they
fra
say
un
a
minina
girl
go
now
ki
that
sta-ba
prog-ant
ta
mood
bende
sell
pexi
fish
[...].
[...]
They said that a girl who was then selling fish [...].
Comment:
The progressive aspectual marker sta is modified with the past tense marker ba, which in turn is followed by the mood marker ta.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Maria Chiviar, p.c. (2000)