Example 41-77

asii tɛɛndutaam noos botaa um mɔɔstar daaytaan teem
asii
thus
tɛɛndutaam
even.so
noos
1pl
botaa
put
um
one
mɔɔstar
way
daay-taam
put.up.with-prog
teem
prs.be
Even so, we are trying and somehow putting up with him.
Comment:
Possibly botaa daay = 'put up with'. (The translation of this example is from the consultant.) Literally, daay = 'strike'. Note that progressive marking follows the main verb while tense is marked by the suppletive form of the following auxiliary.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Smith's 1974-5 field notes: 1389