Value Habitual and progressive

Language:
Cameroon Pidgin English
Parameter:
Uses of the habitual marker
References
Schröder 2003a; Schröder 2012

Examples

  1. I di rait leta dem.
    I
    3sg.sbj
    di
    ipfv
    rait
    write
    leta
    letter
    dem.
    pl
    He usually writes letters.

    See questionnaire data 1999-2000

  2. Yu de drink ti evride.
    Yu
    2sg.sbj
    di
    ipfv
    drink
    drink
    ti
    tea
    evri
    every
    de.
    day
    You drink tea every day.

    See Bellama et al. 1983: 24