Datapoint Batavia Creole (Tugu)/The prohibitive

The prohibitive numiste correspond to the negated verb miste 'need, have to'.
Notice that there is some morphologic variation in the negator of modal verbs (nungsabe vs. nungku sabe 'don't know'; nungkere vs. ningkere 'don't want', etc.).

Values

Normal imperative construction and special negator

Example 43-65:
Djenti djenti, pasa pio.
Djenti
person
djenti,
person
pasa
pass
pio.
foot
People, go by foot.

Source: Maurer 2011: 96

Example 43-66:
[...] nos numpodi bakia sigredu.
[...]
[...]
nos
1pl
numpodi
neg.can
bakia
keep
sigredu.
secret
[...] we cannot hide secrets.

Source: Maurer 2011: 88

Example 43-67:
Numiste ri [...].
Numiste
proh
ri
laugh
[...].
[...]
Don't laugh [...].

Source: Maurer 2011: 88

Confidence:
Very certain