Value No or only one tense or aspect marker

Language:
Chinese Pidgin Russian
Parameter:
Tense-aspect systems
References
Perekhvalskaya 2008: 157

Examples

  1. ребятишка который... корова паси его; зимия такой сопка лежи.
    Rib'atiʃka katoryj karova pasi iwo, zimija takoj sopka liʒi.
    Rib'atiʃka
    child
    katoryj
    which
    karova
    cow
    pasi
    pasture
    iwo,
    3sg.sbj
    zimija
    snake
    takoj
    so
    sopka
    mountain
    liʒi.
    lie
    There was a child who was pasturing a cow, and a snake was lying under the mountain.

    See Perekhvalskaya 2008: 264

  2. Сейчас, однако, печки сиди, лапти суши.
    Siʧas adənakə pechəki sidi, lapəti suʃi.
    Siʧas
    now
    adənakə
    however
    pechəki
    stove
    sidi,
    sit
    lapəti
    footwear
    suʃi.
    dry
    At present, however, I am sitting near the stove and dry my footwear.

    See Fadeev 1982: 13

  3. Папа тоже, малень была я, папа помирала.
    Papa toʒa, malen' byla ja, papa pomirala.
    Papa
    father
    toʒa,
    also
    malen'
    small
    byla
    cop.pfv
    ja,
    1sg
    papa
    father
    pomira-la.
    die-pfv
    And the father also, he died when I was small.

    See Perekhvalskaya 2008: 237