Thet the mindubala lengwij na wi toking la yu dijey taka.
It's OUR language that we're speaking to you [when giving you the word for] this edible plant.
Variety: Spoken Victoria River, Older Generation. This example may be an example of a nominal cleft construction. The form the does not function as a definite article in Kriol but only occurs in equational clauses. The example also illustrates the use of thet~jet~det as a demonstrative pronoun unmarked for distance.