Example 4-40

A uwiii fu mi de lusulusu kaba.
A
det.sg
uwiii
hair
fu
poss
mi
me
de
cop
lusu~lusu
loose~loose
kaba.
already
My hair is already in a loosened (unbraided) state.
Comment:
Here reduplication changes a verb lusu ‘to loosen’ into an adjective lusulusu ‘in a loosened state’.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Goury & Migge 2003: 112