Datapoint Guinea-Bissau Kriyol/Tightness of the link between the past marker and the verb

Values

Particle, a few lexical items may intervene

Example 33-94:
N kume-l ba.
N
1sg
kume-l
eat-3sg.obj
ba.
pst
I ate it.
Portuguese: Comi-o.

Source: Doneux & Rougé 1988: 49

Example 33-95:
I kasa di Djon ba.
I
3sg
kasa
house
di
of
Djon
John
ba.
pst
It was John's house.
Portuguese: Era a casa do João.
Example 33-96:
Maria mora na kasa di Djon ba.
Maria
Mary
mora
live
na
in
kasa
house
di
of
Djon
John
ba.
pst
Mary lived in John's house.
Portuguese: A Maria viveu na casa do João.
Confidence:
Very certain