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For using reported speech in Atudab, you have only to make a pause and insert the quoted sentence as it is, making required adaptations in pronoun, place and time indicators. Ex.:
|[mĩ:be ŋxɔ̃:ncĩ:m, "ʔe:bo ʔe:lʔa:b".]||The man said, "I am tired."|
|[mĩ:be ŋxɔ̃:ncĩ:m, ju:lo (powij) ʔe:lʔa:b.]||The man said, he (was) tired. = The man said that he was tired.|
|[pojɛ:phob ŋxɔ̃:ncĩ:m luʔe:boʔət, "ʔe:ndɾɛ̃:dzo (wij) ʔodz".]||She told me, "I love you."|
|[pojɛ:phob ŋxɔ̃:ncĩ:m luʔe:boʔət, jɛ:pndɾɛ̃:dzo (wij) ʔe:bo.]||She told me, she loves me. = She told me that she loves me.|
|[ʔe:hob ŋxɔ̃:ncĩ:m, ʔe:bo cɔwwɔ: catɾux]||I said (that) I will be there.|
|[pocɔhob ŋxɔ̃:ncĩ:m, "pɾaŋɔ̃:jɔ lucɔwwɔ:ʔət catɾux".]||They said, "we will go there."|
|[ʔe:ŋɛ̃:mly:, cɔŋɔ̃:jɔ lutɾitɔʔət.]||I thought, they would come here.|