Value Progressive, habitual, and future

Language:
Creolese
Parameter:
Uses of the progressive marker
References
Rickford 1987: 131 (lines 253-4) ; Rickford 1987: 146

Examples

  1. from fraidi nait yu a ge piipl stedii
    from
    from
    fraidi
    Friday
    nait
    night
    yu
    you
    a
    asp
    ge
    get
    piipl
    people
    stedii
    regularly
    From Friday night people are continuing to pour in.

    See Rickford 1987: 146 (line 338)

  2. aal o dem a jomp forom
    aal
    all
    o
    of
    dem
    them
    a
    prog
    jomp
    jump
    forom
    for.it
    All of them were jumping in to get it.

    See Rickford 1987: 131 (line 253-4)

  3. mi a go skuul tumara
    mi
    1sg
    a
    incep
    go
    go
    skuul
    school
    tumara
    tomorrow
    I will go to school tomorrow. OR: Tomorrow I will go to school.