Example 40-11

Tər u͂ mes ya fiko, doy mes ya fiko, trey mes fiko.
Tər
then
one
mes
month
ya
pst
fiko,
become.pst
doy
two
mes
month
ya
pst
fiko,
become.pst
trey
three
mes
month
fiko.
become.pst
So, a month went by, two months passed, and three months passed.

Comment:
This is taken from a narrative told by Jerome Francis Rosario.
Type:
elicited from speaker
Source:
Clements 1996: 164-67