Example 60-90

mbúla ezalákí kobéta
mbúla
rain
e-zal-ákí
3sg.inan-be-pst
ko-bét-a
inf-hit-fv
It was raining.
Comment:
FV = Final vowel; it has no specific grammatical meaning, but ensures the phonologically canonical consonant-vowel structure on forms such as the infinitive, the subjunctive and the future.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Recordings of naturalistic discourse