Example 30-113

N sta sértu ma sin k’el obi, e ta bira prontu.
N=sta
1sg=be
sértu
sure
ma=sin
comp=so
k=el=obi,
comp=3sg=hear
e=ta=bira
3sg=ipfv=become
prontu.
healthy
I am sure that he will recover as soon as he hears this.
German: Ich bin sicher, dass er, sobald er das hört, gesund wird.
Comment:
It is the choice of a specific auxiliary (bira), not the marker ta, which produces the inchoative meaning.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Lang 2002: s.v. bira