Datapoint Negerhollands/Uses of the habitual marker

Values

Only habitual function Frequency: 90.0%

Example 27-58:
Di difi sini am a kan goi mais mi ris gi sini.
Di
det
difi
dove
sini
3pl
am
3sg
a
pst
kan
hab
goi
throw
mais
corn
mi
with
ris
rice
gi
give
sini.
3pl
To the doves, he used to throw corn and rice to them.

Source: De Josselin de Jong 1926: 18

Confidence:
Very certain

Habitual, progressive and future Frequency: 10.0%

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 27-59:
[...] wa ju lō du?
[...]
[...]
wa
what
ju
2sg
lō
prog
du?
do
[...] what are you doing?

Source: De Josselin de Jong 1926: 22

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

Confidence:
Very certain