Value Reduced TAM marking in negated clauses

Language:
Chinese Pidgin English
Parameter:
Negation and tense, aspect, and mood marking
References
Tong 1862: IV.49; Tong 1862: VI.67

Examples

  1. 撻其洛哈士搭
    That clock hap stop.
    That
    det
    clock
    clock
    hap
    pfv
    stop.
    stop
    The clock has stopped.

    See Tong 1862: IV.51

  2. 挨糯托記騷
    I no talkee so.
    I
    1sg
    no
    neg
    talkee
    talk
    so.
    so
    I did not say so.

    See Tong 1862: IV.49

  3. 米温卑時文哪(口件)都
    My one piecee man no can do.
    My
    1sg
    one
    one
    piecee
    clf
    man
    man
    no
    neg
    can
    can
    do.
    do
    I can't do it myself.

    See Tong 1862: VI.67