Example 12 of Modern Standard Arabic

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قال الرجل لصديقه مرأتي في البيت
Qāla rraǧulu liṣadīqihi: "marʾatī fī lbayti".
qāla
say.PRF.3SG.M
r-raǧul-u
ART-man.M-NOM
li-ṣadīq-i-hi
for-friend.M-GEN-3SG.M
marʾat-ī
woman.F-1SG.NOM
in
l-bayt-i
ART-house.M-GEN
‘The man said to his friend: "my wife is at home".’
SAY a Coding frame:
V.subj[1] 1-nom li+2 UTT3