Value Ability verb also expresses epistemic possibility

Language:
Santome
Parameter:
Ability verb and epistemic possibility

Examples

  1. N na ka pô mata bô fa.
    N
    1sg
    na
    neg
    ka
    ipfv
    can
    mata
    kill
    2sg
    fa.
    neg
    I can’t kill you. OR: I'm unable to kill you.
  2. Ê ka pô bila bi nganha.
    Ê
    3sg
    ka
    ipfv
    can
    bila
    turn
    bi
    come
    nganha.
    win
    It is possible that he wins (the elections) again. OR: He could win again.