Datapoint Cape Verdean Creole of Santiago/Ability verb and epistemic possibility

Values

Ability verb cannot express epistemic possibility

Example 30-117:
N sabe kusia dretu.
N=sabe
1sg=know
kusia
cook
dretu.
well
I can cook well.
German: Ich kann anständig kochen.

Source: Lang 2012

Example 30-118:
Algen pode bai Portugal di bárku o di avion.
Algen
one
pode
can
bai
go
Portugal
Portugal
di=bárku
of=ship
o
or
di=avion.
of=plane
One can travel to Portugal by ship or by plane.

Source: Lang 2012

Example 30-119:
Bu pode bai.
Bu=pode
2sg=may
bai.
leave
You may leave.

Source: Lang 2012

Confidence:
Very certain