Example 41-25

kii tafaya? poɖiyaasntu taam kii poy faya?
kii
what
ta-faya?
prs-do
poɖiyaas-ntu
child-loc
taam
also
kii
what
poy
habil
faya?
do
What to do? What can the children do also?

Comment:
The speaker was an aged woman and clearly a native speaker of Sri Lanka Portuguese. Another consultant commented that poɖiyaas vɔɔnda was "better" than poɖiyaas-ntu.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Smith's 1974-5 field notes: 5068