Value Mixed aspectual-temporal system

Language:
Gullah
Parameter:
Tense-aspect systems
References
Cunningham 1992: 50-51; Turner [1949] 2002: 213

Examples

  1. I da go.
    I
    I
    da
    prog
    go.
    go
    I am going.

    See Turner [1949] 2002: 213

  2. I gwine go.
    I
    I
    gwine
    fut
    go.
    go
    I will go.

    See Turner [1949] 2002: 225

  3. I been mad.
    I
    I
    been
    pst
    mad.
    mad
    I was angry.

    See Cunningham 1992: 48

  4. I beena cook my dinner.
    I
    I
    been-a
    pst-prog
    cook
    cook
    my
    my
    dinner.
    dinner
    I was cooking my dinner.

    See Cunningham 1992: 50-51