Example 72-151

Yu putim nyawa kuya so yu kaan nurt laiyangku nganta.
Yu
2sg
put-im
put-tr
nyawa
this
kuya
thus
so
so
yu
2sg
kaan
neg
nurt
press
laiya-ngku
liar-erg
nganta.
doubt
You put this one like that so you won't tread on it, you little liar.
Comment:
The negative particle kaan ('can't, won't': < can't) is used in this example.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Meakins 2007: 415