Datapoint Berbice Dutch/Ability verb and epistemic possibility

The ability verb kan almost always indicates situational possibility rather than epistemic possibility. I have, however, come across an example which seems to involve an epistemic reading.

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Ability verb also expresses epistemic possibility

Example 28-101:
en ka alwes jɛ di mingi ben ka
eni
3pl
kan
can
alwes
always
jɛn
be
di
the
mingi
water
ben
inside
ka
neg
They cannot be in the water forever.

Source: Kouwenberg 1994a: 616

Example 28-99:
ju kan fɛndɛ gurma ken kaɲa stɛdi
ju
2sg
kan
can
fɛndɛ
find
gurma
ochroe
ka
neg
eni
3pl
kain-a
pick-ipfv
stɛdi
steady
You cannot find / You won't find any ochroes, they are picking (them) all the time.

Source: Kouwenberg 1994a: 78

Example 28-100:
ɛkanel ɛni gut fa hisa tut pata ben
ɛkɛ
1sg
kan
can
nel
nail
ɛni
any
gutu
thing
fan
from
hiri
here
so
so
tutu
until
pata
road
ben
inside
I could nail anything from here until in the path (refering to his former ability with bow and arrow).

Source: Kouwenberg 1994a: 80

Example 28-199:
o bi, bidaka kan kum bek gau
o
3sg
bi,
say
bidaka
daylight
kan
can
kumu
come
beki
little
gau
quick
She said, if only daylight could come soon.
Confidence:
Intermediate