Example 41-131

elipa/elintaa trees kaazas (teem)
eli-pa/eli-ntaa
3sg.m-dat/3sg.m-loc
trees
three
kaaza-s
house-pl
(teem)
(prs.be)
He has three houses.
Comment:
The use of the dative should imply permanence of possession while the locative should imply impermanence. (No notes on the difference are found in the field notes.)
Type:
elicited from speaker
Source:
Smith's 1974-5 field notes: 4206