Example 28-115

ɛk hafo sɛtɛ mɛto, bifibifi mɛto, frifrifu ʃi lefu, nununu di lefu wango sɛra
ɛkɛ
1sg
hafo
have.to
sɛtɛ
sit
mɛtɛ
with
o,
3sg
bifi-bifi
talk-talk
mɛtɛ
with
o,
3sg
frifu-frifu
rub-rub
ʃi
3sg.poss
lefu,
skin
nunu-nunu
pull-pull
di
the
lefu
skin
wanga
where
o
3sg
sɛrɛ-a
hurt-ipfv
I had to sit up with him, keep talking to him, keep rubbing his skin, keep pulling the skin where it hurt.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Kouwenberg 2007b: 28