Binji pat rait, im klinwan, ani i gotim mardba langa bekbon said.
The belly is all right, it's clean, but it has spikes on the back.
Variety: Spoken Victoria River, Older Generation. This example illustrates a predicative adjective / property nominal and the transitive possessive verb, possibly in an existential reading. The example is from a text describing how to prepare and cook an echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus), an animal resembling a porcupine which used to be hunted for its meat. Mardba is the Jaminjung word for 'spike'.