Value No TAM markers

Language:
Eskimo Pidgin
Parameter:
Position of tense, aspect, and mood markers in relation to the verb
References
Stefánsson 1909

Examples

  1. wai'hinni artegi annahanna pȗgmȗmmi
    wai'hinni
    woman
    artegi
    coat
    annahanna
    sew
    pȗgmȗmmi
    now
    The woman is sewing a coat now.

    See Stefánsson 1909: 224

  2. ū'blȗ kaili pȗgmȗmmi
    ū'blȗ
    day
    kaili
    come
    pȗgmȗmmi
    now
    It is just dawning.

    See Stefánsson 1909: 231

  3. nanako opinera malo tereva awoña - kaili suli picuktu
    nanako
    afterward
    opinera
    summer
    malo
    two
    tereva
    enough
    awoña
    I
    -
     
    kaili
    come
    suli
    more
    picuktu
    want
    After two summers are finished I want to come again.

    See Stefánsson 1909: 229

  4. oblumi kaili picunittcu
    oblumi
    day
    kaili
    come
    picunittcu
    needless
    He does not need to come today.

    See Stefánsson 1909: 229