Datapoint Cameroon Pidgin English/Position of tense, aspect, and mood markers in relation to the verb

Values

Immediately preceding the verb

Example 18-1:
A don tchop bif.
A
1sg.sbj
don
pfv
tchop
eat
bif.
meat
I have eaten meat.

Source: de Féral 1989: 65

Example 18-6:
A di go fo skul.
A
1sg.sbj
di
ipfv
go
go
fo
for
skul.
school
I am going to school. OR: I go to school. (habitually)

Source: de Féral 1989: 66

Example 18-13:
A bin vehks bad.
A
1sg.sbj
bin
pst
veks
vex
bad.
bad
I was very angry.

Source: Todd 1991: 23

Example 18-30:
Hu de tich Pidgin?
Hu
who
di
ipfv
titch
teach
Pidgin?
Pidgin
Who teaches Pidgin? OR: Who is teaching Pidgin?

Source: Bellama et al. 1983: 9

Example 18-58:
Wuna go kam.
Wuna
2pl.sbj
go
fut
kam.
come
You (pl.) will come.

Source: Todd 1991: 17

Example 18-59:
I dohn kam.
I
3sg.sbj
don
prf
kam.
come
He/She/It has come.

Source: Todd 1991: 17

Confidence:
Very certain