Value Ability verb cannot express epistemic possibility

Language:
Cape Verdean Creole of Santiago
Parameter:
Ability verb and epistemic possibility
References
Lang 2002: s.v. sabe, pode

Examples

  1. N sabe kusia dretu.
    N=sabe
    1sg=know
    kusia
    cook
    dretu.
    well
    I can cook well.
    German: Ich kann anständig kochen.

    See Lang 2012

  2. Algen pode bai Portugal di bárku o di avion.
    Algen
    one
    pode
    can
    bai
    go
    Portugal
    Portugal
    di=bárku
    of=ship
    o
    or
    di=avion.
    of=plane
    One can travel to Portugal by ship or by plane.

    See Lang 2012

  3. Bu pode bai.
    Bu=pode
    2sg=may
    bai.
    leave
    You may leave.

    See Lang 2012