Example 28-89

o sukwa mu
o
3sg
suku-a
want-ipfv
mu
go
She wants to go.
Comment:
This illustrates present state. The use of an imperfective verb with that interpretation is attested and acceptable only for suku 'want' and habu 'have'. Other stative verbs do not accept the imperfective suffix.
Type:
naturalistic spoken
Source:
Kouwenberg 1996d: 33