Example 7-61

Di hedtiicha duhz giv dem lesnz.
Di
art
hed-tiicha
head-teacher
duhz
hab
giv
give
dem
3pl
lesn-z.
lesson-pl
The headteacher gives them lessons.

Comment:
Both ge (basilectal; Example 150) and giv (mesolectal) are used. The form gi (even more basilectal; Example 151) also exists.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Prescod 2004: A10