Value Inchoative expressed by completive marker

Language:
Cape Verdean Creole of Brava
Parameter:
Aspect markers and inchoative meaning
References
Jose Martins, p.c. (2000)

Examples

  1. Nton N nese la, mas dipos ki'N dja sta rapas go [...].
    Nton
    so
    N
    I
    nese
    born
    la,
    there
    mas
    but
    dipos
    afterwards
    ki'N
    that.I
    dja
    compl
    sta
    be
    rapas
    young.man
    go
    then
    [...].
    [...]
    So I was born there but after I became a young man [...].

    See Jose Martins, p.c. (2000)