Datapoint Negerhollands/Tense-aspect systems

Values

Mixed aspectual-temporal system

Example 27-60:
Di dibel a kurí./ Astu am kā bou di hus [...].
Di
ldet
dibel
devil
a
pst
kurí./
run
Astu
after
am
3sg
kā
compl
bou
build
di
det
hus
house
[...].
[...]
The devil ran away. / After he had built the house [...].

Source: De Josselin de Jong 1926: 63, 17, 37

Example 27-150:
Weni am a lo pasḗ di hus, di hou man a ki di klēn juṅ lo pasḗ.
Weni
when
am
3sg
a
pst
lo
prog
pasḗ
pass.by
di
det
hus,
house
di
det
hou
old
man
man
a
pst
ki
see/look
di
det
klēn
small
juṅ
boy
lo
prog
pasḗ.
pass.by
"When he was walking past the house, the old man saw the boy passing by."
Example 27-78:
Wa ju lō du? Am a se: Mi lō mulā́ stēn.
Wa
what
ju
2sg
lō
prog
du?
do
Am
3sg
a
pst
se:
say
Mi
1sg
lō
prog
mulā́
grind
stēn.
stone
"What are you doing?" He said: "I am grinding stones."

Source: De Josselin de Jong 1926: 22

Confidence:
Very certain