Example 31-103

Es tinha ses kazinha ma es ben bende.
Es
they
tinha
had
ses
their
kazinha
home
ma
but
es
they
ben
come
bende.
sell
They had their house but they came to sell it.
Comment:
The verb ten 'to have' can have a weak suppletive form in the past tinha or have a regular past tense formation tenba.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Lolota Brava, p.c. (2000)