Datapoint Gullah/Negation and tense, aspect, and mood marking

Values

Same TAM marking in negated clauses

Example 13-94:
A ain da taak ta oona.
A
1sg.sbj
ain
neg.aux
da
prog
taak
talk
ta
to
oona.
2pl.obj
I am not talking to you. (Mt 16.11)

Source: De Nyew Testament 2005: 60

Example 13-95:
Oona da taak ta one noda.
Oona
2pl.sbj
da
prog
taak
talk
ta
to
one
one
noda.
another
You are talking to one another. (Mt 16.8)

Source: De Nyew Testament 2005: 60

Example 13-96:
E ain been wahn fa see Mary.
E
3sg.sbj
ain
neg.aux
been
pst/asp
wahn
want
fa
for
see
see
Mary.
Mary
He didn’t want to see Mary. (Mt 1.19)

Source: De Nyew Testament 2005: 3

Example 13-97:
Plenty people been wahn fa see dem ting.
Plenty
plenty
people
people
been
pst/asp
wahn
want
fa
for
see
see
dem
those
ting.
thing
A lot of people wanted to see those things. (Mt 13.17)

Source: De Nyew Testament 2005: 47

Example 13-98:
Jedus ain beena bactize people.
Jedus
Jesus
ain
neg.aux
been-a
pst-prog
bactize
baptize
people.
people
Jesus was not baptizing people. (Jn 4.2)

Source: De Nyew Testament 2005: 324

Confidence:
Certain