Example 59-54

i ke na moyen titene, i faa doli ni ti gwe na ni, ake ape
i
1pl
ke
cop
na
prep
<moyen>
means
titene,
so.that
i
1pl
faa
cut
doli
elephant
ni
det
ti
of
gwe
go
na
prep
ni,
det
ake
sm.cop
ape
neg
We had no way to butcher the elephant and take it (the pieces of meat) away.

Comment:
This kind of sentence was not at all unusual in the 1950s, and it may reflect the first languages spoken by Central Africans. I suspect that in the vernacular of Bangui it no longer exists. The word moyen is French.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Own knowledge