Value Purely aspectual system

Language:
Bislama
Parameter:
Tense-aspect systems

Examples

  1. ale tufala i stap wok long Santo ia
    ale
    so
    tufala
    3du
    i
    agr
    stap
    prog
    wok
    work
    long
    loc
    Santo
    Santo
    ia
    def
    So the two of them were working in Santo.
    So the two of them are working in Santo.

    See Meyerhoff 1994-1995 field recordings

  2. Gordon Moir i bin mekem 15 profesional faet finis.
    Gordon
    Gordon
    Moir
    Moir
    i
    agr
    bin
    ant
    mekem
    make
    15
    15
    profesional
    professional
    faet
    fight
    finis.
    compl
    Gordon Moir has already competed in 15 professional fights.