Example 57-3

nu ale vwa ŋgra ʃef nde Paita
nu
1pl
ale
go
vwa
see
ŋgra
big
ʃef
chief
nde
prep
Paita
Paita
We will go make a visit to the big chief of Paita.

Comment:
This construction is used by the whole speech community for idiomatic expressions. Younger people and people who have a lot of contact with the world outside the tribe, and thus speak a decreolized variety of Tayo, tend to increasingly use preposed adjectives.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Ehrhart fieldwork 1990