Datapoint Principense/Position of tense, aspect, and mood markers in relation to the verb

Values

In a leftward position Frequency: 70.0%

Example 37-69:
Mene xintxi ya jingantxi sa kwaji xiga.
Mene
Mene
xintxi
feel
ya
comp
jingantxi
ogre
sa
prog
kwaji
almost
xiga.
arrive
Mene felt that the ogre was almost arriving.

Source: Maurer 2009: 70

Example 37-68:
Wêt'ora unôtxi ê tava maxi kalsa fa.
Wêtu
eight
ora
hour
unôtxi
night
ê
3sg
tava
pst
maxi
yet
kalsa
put.shoes
fa.
neg
At eight o’clock in the evening, he hadn’t put his shoes on yet.

Source: Maurer 2009: 70

Confidence:
Very certain

Immediately preceding the verb Frequency: 30.0%

Example 37-66:
N ka podi.
N
1sg
ka
ipfv
podi.
can
I can do it.

Source: Maurer 2009: 78

Confidence:
Very certain