Value Progressive, habitual, and current state

Language:
Cape Verdean Creole of São Vicente
Parameter:
Uses of the progressive marker
References
Swolkien 2012

Examples

  1. Ma y grinhasin, uk bo ti ta fazê?
    Ma
    but
    y
    and
    grinhasin,
    now
    uk
    what
    bo
    2sg
    ti
    prs
    ta
    prog
    fazê?
    do
    What are you doing now?
    Portuguese: O que está a fazer?

    See Swolkien 2012

  2. Iza ti ta fumá.
    Iza
    Iza
    ti
    prs
    ta
    prog
    fumá.
    smoke
    Iza smokes.
    Portuguese: Iza fuma.

    See Swolkien 2012

  3. N ti ta gostá d'let.
    N
    1sg
    ti
    prs
    ta
    prog
    gostá
    like
    de
    of
    let.
    milk
    I like milk.
    Portuguese: Gosto de leite.

    See Swolkien 2012