Datapoint Cameroon Pidgin English/Uses of the progressive marker

Values

Progressive and habitual

Example 18-64:
I di rait leta dem.
I
3sg.sbj
di
ipfv
rait
write
leta-dem.
letter-pl
He is wrtiting letters right now.

Source: questionnaire data 1999-2000

Example 18-65:
I di rait leta dem.
I
3sg.sbj
di
ipfv
rait
write
leta
letter
dem.
pl
He usually writes letters.

Source: questionnaire data 1999-2000

Confidence:
Certain