Example 41-89

innaa aka fiiyusu fiiyu uŋa isti vees SSC cooduna yatiraa: doos paaɖam
innaa
here.is
aka
that
fiiyu-su
son-gen
fiiyu
son
uŋa
one
isti
this
vees
time
SSC
SSC
cooduna
exam
jaa-tiraa:
pst-take
doos
two
paaɖam
pass
Here, one of that son's sons, this time he took the SSC examination: two passes.
Comment:
This example illustrates the past of a dynamic verb tiraa 'take'.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Smith's 1974-5 field notes: 5180