Value The language has no or only one TAM marker

Language:
Eskimo Pidgin
Parameter:
Present reference of stative verbs and past perfective reference of dynamic verbs
References
Stefánsson 1909

Examples

  1. tuktu tautuk picuktu awoña
    tuktu
    caribou
    tautuk
    see
    picuktu
    want
    awoña
    I
    I am hunting caribou.

    See Stefánsson 1909: 231

  2. aipaña kammik navik'ta
    aipaña
    second
    kammik
    boot
    navik'ta
    broken
    The other boot is torn.

    See Stefánsson 1909: 228

  3. kwak kaukau
    kwak
    frozen
    kaukau
    eat
    He eats frozen food.

    See Stefánsson 1909: 226

  4. awoña iglupȗk ĕlĕkta
    awoña
    I
    iglupȗk
    barracks
    ĕlĕkta
    go
    I am going (I went) to Fort McPherson.

    See Stefánsson 1909: 224