Example 28-84

di jɛrtok bi aʃu pruf di gu di, ju ma alwe suko
di
the
jɛrma
woman
toko
child
bi
say
aʃi
if
ju
2sg
pruf
taste
di
the
gutu
thing
di
dem
ju
2sg
ma
irr
alwes
always
suku
want
o
3sg
The girl said if you taste this stuff, you will always want it.
Comment:
The adverb alwes 'always', borrowed from Creolese, separates the preverbal marker ma [IRR] from the verb suku 'want'. This is attested only in the speech of one person.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Kouwenberg 1994a: 72