Example 28-80

titɛk wa kalin wa das ku di bokap an bain an jefjə
titi
time
ɛkɛ
1sg
wa
pst
kali
small
ini
3pl
wa
pst
das
hab
ku
catch
di
the
boko-apu
Amerindian-pl
an
and
ba
kill
ini
3pl
an
and
jefi
eat
ini
3pl
When I was small they would catch the Indians and kill them and eat them.
Comment:
This example illustrates the use of wa [PST] with both a stative predicate (kali 'small') and a nonstative predicate (ku 'catch').
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Kouwenberg 2007b: 27