Tosa
to
polo’
ko
miheca
i
tokay
ma’orip
cingra
.

He lived in the city for 20 years.
Tosa
to
polo’
ko
miheca
itini
ma’orip
kako
.

I have lived here for 20 years.
Falo
to
miheca
itira
ma’orip
cingra
.

He lived there for eight years.
Tosa
to
polo’
ko
miheca
i
niyaro’
ma’orip
kako
.

I lived in the tribe for 20 years.
Moetep
to
miheca
malasingsi
cingra
.

She has been a teacher for 10 years.
Moetep
to
miheca
malakomoing
kako
.

I have been a civil servant for 10 years.
Matenes
to
ko
mihecaan
matayal
cingra
.

He has been working for many years.
Matenes
to
maedef
kona
patiyamay
.

The store has been closed for a long time.