Example 72-53

Dat jinektu im baitim marluka legta.
Dat
the
jinek-tu
snake-erg
im
3sg
bait-im
bite-tr
marluka
old.man
leg-ta.
leg-loc
The snake, it bites the old man on the leg.
Comment:
This example demonstrates that singular examples of paired body parts are not treated differently from non-paired body parts.
Type:
elicited from speaker
Source:
Meakins 2007: 211