Example 31-93

Nu ta fika ku bontadi di panha otu, ma ka ten.
Nu
we
ta
would
fika
stay
ku
with
bontadi
longing
di
of
panha
take
otu,
other
ma
but
ka
neg
ten.
have
We would long for more but there was not anymore.
Comment:
Here, ta expresses past habitual.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Rocha, Belmira Coelho, p.c. (2000)