Datapoint Nengee/Aspect markers and inchoative meaning

Values

Inchoative expressed by progressive and completive markers

Example 4-89:
Den koosi e nati.
Den
det.pl
koosi
clothes
e
ipfv
nati.
wet
The clothes are getting wet.
Example 4-199:
Den koosi kaba nati.
Den
det.pl
koosi
clothes
kaba
finish
nati.
wet
The clothes have become wet. (lit: The clothes have finished getting wet.)
Example 4-200:
Den manyan kaba lepi.
Den
det.pl
manyan
mango
kaba
finish
lepi.
ripe
The mangos have become ripe.
Example 4-34:
Den bobi ná e bigi.
Den
det.pl
bobi
breast
neg
e
ipfv
bigi.
big
The breasts are not getting bigger.
Confidence:
Certain