Value Mixed aspectual-temporal system

Language:
Belizean Creole
Parameter:
Tense-aspect systems
References
Escure 1993a

Examples

  1. I me de get di kantrak en i jos haya di badj.
    I
    3sg
    me
    ant
    de
    prog
    get
    get
    di
    the
    kantrak
    contract
    en
    and
    i
    3sg
    jos
    just
    haya
    hire
    di
    the
    badj.
    barge
    He had been getting the contract, and he just rented the barge.

    See Escure 1993a: 234

  2. Wi no de stodi dat.
    Wi
    we
    no
    neg
    de
    prog
    stodi
    study
    dat.
    that
    We are not paying attention to that.

    See Escure 1983a: 42