Datapoint Fa d’Ambô/Uses of the progressive marker

Sxa is PROG and HAB.

Values

Progressive and habitual

Example 38-79:
Iney ska fi wan xadyi namay.
Ineni
3pl
sxa
prog
fe
make
wan
art
xadyi
house
namai.
family
They are building a house for the family.
Example 38-81:
Bo sxata ba ngetud.
Bo
2sg
sxa-tsyilá
hab-throw
ba
go
nge-tudu.
person-all
You give to everybody.
Example 38-80:
Sém sxa ma mavida ku mému.
Se-amu
and-1sg
sxa
prog
ma
take
mavida
suffering
ku
with
mé-mu.
mother-1sg
And I suffered with my mother.
Confidence:
Very certain