Value Only progressive function

Language:
Cape Verdean Creole of Brava
Parameter:
Uses of the progressive marker
References
Artur, p.c. (2000); Rocha, Belmira Coelho, p.c. (2000)

Examples

  1. Es sta more.
    Es
    they
    sta
    prog
    more.
    dying
    They are dying.

    See Artur, p.c. (2000)

  2. En fin, ago uji go nu sta dretu, nu ka sta pasa fomi.
    En
    at
    fin,
    least
    ago
    now
    uji
    today
    go
    now
    nu
    we
    sta
    are
    dretu,
    well
    nu
    we
    ka
    neg
    sta
    prog
    pasa
    endure
    fomi.
    hunger
    At least nowadays, we are well, we are not enduring hunger.

    See Rocha, Belmira Coelho, p.c. (2000)