Example 56-61

Kan'em ou pa lav li prop prop, ou ganny konmsi en tanpon.
Kanmem
if
ou
2sg
pa
neg
lav
wash
li
it
prop~prop,
clean~clean
ou
2sg
ganny
get
konmsi
like
en
a
tanpon.
bung
If you don't rinse it very thoroughly, you will get some kind of bung.
French: Si vous ne le lavez pas proprement, vous aurez une espèce de tampon. (Bollée & Rosalie 1994: 89)
Comment:
Here, reduplication expresses intensity. This example is also cited in a slightly different spelling in Bollée (1993: 222). The English translation is taken from Bollée's article.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Bollée & Rosalie 1994: 88