Example 99 of Hokkaido Japanese

Example Verb meaning Example of...
(99)
Syo:nenwa syo:zyoni nanika ieta.
syo:nen=wa
boy=TOP
syo:zyo=ni
girl=DAT
nanika
something
i-e-ta
say-POT-PST
‘The boy could say something to the girl.’
SAY an Alternation:
Potential (ability)