Datapoint Angolar/Uses of the habitual marker

Values

Habitual, current state, and future

Example 36-34:
[...] ane vala Daniel Daio thô ka fika pumbê minisu.
[...]
[...]
ane
3pl
vala
say
Daniel
Daniel
Daio
Daio
thô
foc
ka
fut
fika
become
pumbê
first
minisu.
mininster
[...] they said that it was Daniel Daio who would become prime minister.
French: [...] ils ont dit que c'est Daniel Daio qui serait premier ministre.

Source: Maurer 1995: 203

Example 36-61:
Olo ma a ka tê m'me, a ka n'dja laba mo.
Olo
hour
ma
rel
a
indf
ka
hab
have.to
m'me,
eat
a
indf
ka
hab
n'dja
first
laba
wash
mo.
hand
When one is going to eat, one has to wash one's hands.
French: Quand on doit manger, on se lave d'abord les mains.

Source: Maurer 1995: 73

Example 36-57:
Mora ma ê ka kôntê m, am tambe ka kônt'ê.
Mora
way
ma
rel
ê
he
ka
ipfv
kôntê
hate
m,
me
am
I
tambe
also
ka
ipfv
kôntê=ê.
hate=him
I hate him the same way he hates me.
French: Comme il me hait, je le hais moi aussi.

Source: Maurer 1995: 73

Confidence:
Very certain