Datapoint Kriol/Present reference of stative verbs and past perfective reference of dynamic verbs

In Kriol, unmarked stative and dynamic verbs have present time reference (although occurrences of unmarked dynamic verb appear to be restricted mainly to present habitual contexts). Other tense/aspect/mood values are also marked in the same way for stative and dynamic verbs.

Values

Stative verbs with present reference and dynamic verbs with past perfective reference are marked differently

Example 25-334:
Im sabi thet taka.
Im
3sg
sabi
know
thet
dem
taka.
tucker
She knows that (plant) food.
Example 25-3:
Fish yu bin getim.
Fish
fish
yu
2sg
bin
pst
get-im.
get-tr
Fish you got.
Example 25-242:
Thei katim hiya igen.
Thei
3pl
kat-im
cut-tr
hiya
here
igen.
too
They cut them here too (trees to make didgeridoos from).
Confidence:
Certain