Value Ability verb cannot express epistemic possibility

Language:
Ambon Malay
Parameter:
Ability verb and epistemic possibility

Examples

  1. Ana ana bisa dapa uang sadiki sadiki.
    Ana~ana
    pl~child
    bisa
    can
    dapa
    get
    uang
    money
    sadiki~sadiki.
    adv~little
    The children are able to get a little money.

    See Paauw 2008: 636

  2. Ana ana barangkali dapa uang sadiki sadiki.
    Ana~ana
    pl~child
    barangkali
    perhaps
    dapa
    get
    uang
    money
    sadiki~sadiki.
    adv~little
    The children might get a little money.