Example 25-271

Bat naja dubala bin du fraitn du gowin.
Bat
but
naja
other
dubala
3du
bin
pst
du
too
fraitn
frightened
du
to
gow-in.
go-in
But the other two were too frightened to go in.
Comment:
Variety: Spoken Roper River, Older Generation. The example illustrates a verbal use of fraiten 'be afraid'.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Sandefur & Sandefur 1982: 63