Example 76-3

uñasĭkcu tautuk awoñga atcu tuktu atcu kēruk añaninni
uñasĭkcu
far
tautuk
see
awoñga
I
atcu
if
tuktu
caribou
atcu
if
kēruk
wood
añaninni
big
I saw far away either a deer or a large piece of wood.

Comment:
This is the only example in Stefánsson (1909: 224) that seems to display VSO word order. All words have Eskimo origin. Atcu also means 'I don't know'. Añaninni has a dual Eskimo-Portuguese origin (van der Voort 1997: 383).
Type:
reconstructed by documentalist
Source:
Stefánsson 1909: 224