Value Particle, only grammatical markers can intervene

Language:
Ambon Malay
Parameter:
Tightness of the link between the progressive marker and the verb
References
Paauw 2008: 414

Examples

  1. De blong ada makan.
    De
    3sg
    blong
    not.yet
    ada
    prog
    makan.
    eat
    He's not eating yet.

    See van Minde 1997: 231

  2. Lyo, beta ada mo pi.
    Lyo,
    yes
    beta
    1sg
    ada
    prog
    mo
    fut
    pi.
    go
    Yes, I'm about to go.

    See van Minde 1997: 231