Value Stative verbs with present reference and dynamic verbs with past perfective reference are both unmarked

Language:
Cameroon Pidgin English
Parameter:
Present reference of stative verbs and past perfective reference of dynamic verbs
References
de Féral 1989: 127; Schröder 2003a

Examples

  1. A 'sabi.
    A
    1sg.sbj
    sabi.
    know
    I know.

    See de Féral 1989: 127

  2. A 'layk ma 'wok.
    A
    1sg.sbj
    laik
    like
    ma
    1sg.poss
    wok.
    work
    I like my work.

    See de Féral 1989: 127

  3. A tshop.
    A
    1sg.sbj
    tchop.
    eat
    I ate.

    See de Féral 1989: 127