Example 18-61

Wehn ma broda bi di rait di leta, a bi di wait fo gaden.
Wen
while
ma
my
broda
brother
bin
pst
di
ipfv
rait
write
di
def.art
leta,
letter
a
1sg.sbj
bin
pst
di
ipfv
weit
wait
fo
for
gaden.
garden
While my brother was writing the letter, I was waiting in the garden.
Comment:
This is sentence 28 on the TAM questionnaire (Dahl 1989).
Type:
elicited from speaker
Source:
questionnaire data 1999-2000