Datapoint Saramaccan/Tense-aspect systems

Values

Mixed aspectual-temporal system

Example 3-59:
Mi wáka.
Mi
1sg
wáka.
walk
I walked.

Source: Veenstra 1996: 14

Example 3-53:
A woóko.
A
3sg
asp
woóko.
work
He is working.
Example 3-131:
Di mi bì tá kó te tjiká a pási, nóo a bì kái mi táa u mi tooná kó n'én.
Di
then
mi
1sg
tns
asp
come
te
till
tjiká
enough
a
loc
pási,
way
nóo
then
a
3sg
tns
kái
call
mi
1sg
táa
say
u
for
mi
1sg
tooná
turn
come
n'=én.
loc=3sg
When I was already on my way, he called me to come back to him.
Confidence:
Very certain