Example 9-84

I ʧipa a if yu impaat it fa owtsayd, rayt?
I
3sg
ʧipa
cheaper
a
than
if
if
yu
2sg
impaat
import
it
it
fa
from
owtsayd,
outside
rayt?
right
It's cheaper than if you import it from outside, right?
Comment:
Than is rarely used in its full form; it is usually reduced to a.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Escure 1993a: 241