Datapoint Cameroon Pidgin English/Aspect markers and inchoative meaning

Values

Inchoative expressed by progressive and completive markers

Example 18-63:
A di smol.
A
1sg.sbj
di
ipfv
smol.
small
I am losing weight.

Source: de Féral 1989: 127

Example 18-74:
Hoa yu bin 'don 'no 'yi?
Hau
how
yu
2sg.sbj
bin
pst
don
pfv
no
know
i?
3sg.obl
How did you get to know him?

Source: de Féral 1989: 120

Confidence:
Certain