Value Only habitual function

Language:
Berbice Dutch
Parameter:
Uses of the habitual marker
References
Kouwenberg 2007b: 28-30

Examples

  1. eni bi eni das mini namapu kɛkɛ hatibeʃapu
    eni
    3pl
    bi
    say
    eni
    3pl
    das
    hab
    mini
    swallow
    nama-apu
    meat-pl
    kɛkɛ
    like
    hatibeʃi-apu
    bush.deer-pl
    They say they swallow animals, such as bush deer.

    See Kouwenberg 2007a: 445

  2. idri daka ɛk justu kriki skeliŋskeliŋ
    idri
    every
    daka
    day
    ɛkɛ
    1sg
    justu
    pst.hab
    kriki
    get
    skelingi-skelingi
    cent-cent
    Every day I would find an 8-cent coin.

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 245