Datapoint Cameroon Pidgin English/Uses of the habitual marker

Values

Habitual and progressive

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

Example 18-66:
Yu de drink ti evride.
Yu
2sg.sbj
di
ipfv
drink
drink
ti
tea
evri
every
de.
day
You drink tea every day.

Source: Bellama et al. 1983: 24

Confidence:
Certain