Datapoint Negerhollands/Uses of the progressive marker

Values

Progressive, habitual, and future

Example 27-54:
Morək mi lō lō.
Morək
tomorrow
mi
1sg
lō
fut
lō.
go
Tomorrow I will go.

Source: De Josselin de Jong 1926: 23

Example 27-55:
Mi lō lō a mi grani.
Mi
1sg
lō
prog
lō
go
a
loc
mi
1sg
grani.
grandma
I am going to my grandma.

Source: De Josselin de Jong 1926: 19

Example 27-56:
Mi ha fo lo werán a Ameriki, wapi sinu lo mā di flut sinu.
Mi
1sg
ha
have
fo
for
lo
go
werán
again
a
to
Ameriki,
America
wapi
where
sinu
3pl
lo
hab
mā
make
di
det
flut
flute
sinu.
3pl
I have to go to America again, where they make those flutes.

Source: De Josselin de Jong 1926: 48

Example 27-57:
Nu di hou man a ho di klēn jung lō blās də flute.
Nu
now
di
det
hou
old
man
man
a
pst
ho
hear
di
det
klēn
small
jung
boy
lō
prog
blās
blow
art.def
flute.
flute
Now the old man heard a little boy play the flute.

Source: De Josselin de Jong 1926: 42

Confidence:
Very certain