Datapoint Cape Verdean Creole of São Vicente/Ability verb and epistemic possibility

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Ability verb also expresses epistemic possibility

Example 32-82:
N podê dó-b un izenpl.
N
1sg
podê
can
dó-b
give-2sg
un
det
izenpl.
example
I can give you an example.
Portuguese: Posso dar-te um exemplo.

Source: Swolkien 2012

Example 32-83:
Aoj el ka ben, ma el podê ben manhã.
Aoj
today
el
3sg
ka
neg
ben,
come
ma
but
el
3sg
podê
can
ben
come
manhã.
tomorrow.
He didn't come today but perhaps he will come tomorrow.
Portuguese: Hoje não veio mas talvez venha amanhã.

Source: Swolkien 2012

Confidence:
Very certain