Example 75-84

Li shyaen mekwaat aen zoo maamaakwahtem.
Li
def.art.m.sg
shyaen
dog
mekwaat
prog
aen
indf.art.m.sg
zoo
bone
maamaakwaht-em.
chew.inan-3.sbj.3.obj
The dog is chewing on a bone.
Comment:
The initial syllable of the verb is diachronically derived from a partial reduplication.
Type:
naturalistic written
Source:
Laverdure & Allard 1983: 48