Value Progressive and habitual

Language:
Belizean Creole
Parameter:
Uses of the progressive marker
References
Escure 1983a

Examples

  1. Hi de se di preya.
    Hi
    she
    de
    prog
    se
    say
    di
    the
    preya.
    prayer
    She is saying the prayer.

    See Escure 1983a: 50

  2. Wen a de wok lang di ki ya hia wan li 'kilin-kilin'.
    Wen
    when
    a
    1sg
    de
    hab
    wok
    work
    lang
    along
    di
    the
    ki
    caye
    ya
    you
    hia
    hear
    wan
    a
    li
    little
    'kilin-kilin'.
    'kilin-kilin'
    When I work along the caye, you hear a noise like 'kilin-kilin'.

    See Escure 2004: 531