Datapoint San Andres Creole English/Aspect markers and inchoative meaning

In the acrolect staat is followed by the complementizer tu.

Values

No inchoative meaning with aspect markers

Example 10-118:
Wen di man get dronk nou, ihn gaan houm.
Wen
when
di
art.def
man
man
get
get
dronk
drunk
nou,
now
ihn
3sg
gaan
go.pst
houm.
home
When the man got drunk, he went home.
Example 10-119:
Mango Trii staat raip.
Mango
Mango
Trii
Tree
staat
start
raip.
ripe
Mango Tree’s fruits began to ripen.
Example 10-120:
Di uol leedi get sik an blain.
Di
art.def
uol
old
leedi
lady
get
get
sik
sick
an
and
blain.
blind
The old lady got sick and blind.
Example 10-121:
Im ton blain.
Im
3sg
ton
turn
blain.
blind
He/she went blind (gradually).

Source: Chaves 1990: 142

Example 10-122:
Im de get fried.
Im
3sg
de
prog
get
get
fried.
afraid
He/she is getting frightened.

Source: Chaves 1990: 144

Example 10-123:
Mi get fried.
Mi
1sg
get
get
fried.
afraid
I got frightened.
Confidence:
Very certain