Value Same TAM marking in negated clauses

Language:
Bislama
Parameter:
Negation and tense, aspect, and mood marking
References
Meyerhoff 1994-1995 field recordings; Vanuatu Weekly Hebdomadaire

Examples

  1. bae mi soemoat long yu
    bae
    irr
    mi
    1sg
    soemoat
    show
    long
    prep
    yu
    2sg
    I'll show [them] to you.
  2. yumi bae i no save stopem maot blong yu
    yumi
    1pl.incl
    bae
    irr
    i
    agr
    no
    neg
    save
    abil
    stopem
    block
    maot
    mouth
    blong
    poss
    yu
    2sg
    We can't close your mouth completely.

    See Meyerhoff 1994-1995 field recordings

  3. France 98 bambae i no save ronwei long tradisen blong olgeta previous World Cup rounds.
    France
    France
    98
    98
    bambae
    irr
    i
    agr
    no
    neg
    save
    can
    ronwei
    run.away
    long
    in
    tradisen
    tradition
    blong
    of
    olgeta
    3pl
    previous
    previous
    World
    World
    Cup
    Cup
    rounds.
    rounds
    The French team in 98 won't be able to run away (in their pool) like they have in previous World Cup rounds.