Example 31-99

Mi’N sta li mi so ku kel dos.
Mi’N
I
sta
am
li
here
mi
me
so
only
ku
with
kel
these
dos.
two
I am here alone with only these two.
Comment:
If I used the typical example 'I believe in God', I would have to modify 'believe' with the aspect marker ta: N ta kredita na Deus. Instead, I picked the prototypical stative verb sta, as a case where the verb is unmarked.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Maria Semedo, p.c. (2000)