Example 29-39

Lappe-lappe staan onder water.
Lappe~lappe
patch.pl~patch.pl
staan
stand
onder
under
water.
water
Quite a few patches are under water.
Comment:
Another common instance of this distributive usage is plek-plek (standardly used in weather forcecasts) - e.g. Dit ryp vanaand plek-plek ('It frosts tonight place-place, i.e. there will be sporadic frost tonight').
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
den Besten et al. 2003: 274