Datapoint Bislama/Position of tense, aspect, and mood markers in relation to the verb

Value 3: only IRR (bam)bae

Values

In a leftward position Frequency: 50.0%

Example 23-8:
bae mi soemoat long yu
bae
irr
mi
1sg
soemoat
show
long
prep
yu
2sg
I'll show [them] to you.
Confidence:
Very certain

Immediately preceding the verb Frequency: 50.0%

Example 23-58:
mifala i stap talem wan gel ia hem i bin bon long faea
mifala
1pl.excl
i
agr
stap
prog
talem
tell
wan
indf
gel
girl
ia
def
hem
3sg
i
agr
bin
ant
bon
burn
long
loc
faea
fire
We're talking about this girl who was burnt in a fire.

Source: Meyerhoff 1994-1995 field recordings

Confidence:
Very certain