Example 40-17

u͂ ti ap ani fig.
a
ti
pst.cop
ap
hand.bread
ani
and
fig.
banana
There once was a hand bread and a banana.

Comment:
In younger people's speech, Korlai indefinite sometimes does not directly precede the noun or noun phrase. It seems to be a formulaic expression. It happens in the formula "once upon a time there was [...]" u͂ t'hika + NP [...] or u͂ ti + NP.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Unpublished story