Datapoint Lingala/Tense-aspect systems

Values

Mixed aspectual-temporal system

Example 60-67:

napésí
na-pés-í
1sg-give-prs.prf
I have given.

Source: Recordings of naturalistic discourse

Example 60-68:

nazalí kopésa
na-zal-í
1sg-be-prs.prf
ko-pés-a
inf-give-fv
I am giving.

Example 60-69:

nazalákí kopésa
na-zal-ákí
1sg-be-pst
ko-pés-a
inf-give-fv
I was giving.

Source: Meeuwis 1998: 32

Confidence:
Certain