Value Stative verbs with present reference and dynamic verbs with past perfective reference are marked differently

Language:
Chinese Pidgin English
Parameter:
Present reference of stative verbs and past perfective reference of dynamic verbs
References
Tong 1862: IV.32; Tong 1862: IV.40

Examples

  1. 米合高葛温店
    My hap go court one time.
    My
    1sg
    hap
    pfv
    go
    go
    court
    court
    one
    one
    time.
    time
    I have been to court once.

    See Tong 1862: IV.32

  2. 米合昔
    My hap sick.
    My
    1sg
    hap
    cop
    sick.
    sick
    I am sick.

    See Tong 1862: IV.40