Value Reduced TAM marking in negated clauses

Language:
Ambon Malay
Parameter:
Negation and tense, aspect, and mood marking
References
Paauw 2008: 414

Examples

  1. De ada makang.
    De
    3sg
    ada
    prog
    makang.
    eat
    He is eating.
  2. De seng makang.
    De
    3sg
    seng
    neg
    makang.
    eat
    He doesn't eat OR: He isn't eating.