Example 9-20

Wi me wan sum rowp fu tay op di nɛt dɛ.
Wi
1pl
me
ant
wan
want
sum
some
rowp
rope
fu
to
tay
tie
op
up
di
art.def
nɛt
net
dɛ.
loc/art.def
We wanted some rope to tie up that net.

Comment:
Here, 'want' is used as volition verb (not the future marker).
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Escure 1983a: 34