Datapoint Cape Verdean Creole of São Vicente/Tense-aspect systems

Values

Mixed aspectual-temporal system

Example 32-74:
Txeu jent ta dzê k es bá bská pex na Baía [...].
Txeu
many
jent
people
ta
prs.hab
dzê
say
k
comp
es
3pl
pst.hab
go
bská
fetch
pex
fish
na
in
Baía
Baía
[...].
[...]
Many people say they used to go to Baía to get fish [...].
Portuguese: Muitas pessoas dizem que iam buscar peixe à Baía [...].

Source: Swolkien 2012

Example 32-65:
Kond es tá ta txgá pert d'moráda, musin Ø voltá pa el.
Kond
when
es
3pl
pst.ipfv
ta
prog
txgá
arrive
pert
near
de
of
moráda,
city
musin
boy
Ø
pfv
voltá
turn
pa
to
el.
3sg
When they were arriving near the city the boy turned to him.
Portuguese: Quando estavam a chegar perto da cidade, o rapaz voltou-se para ele.

Source: Swolkien 2012

Confidence:
Very certain