Datapoint Sri Lanka Portuguese/Ability verb and epistemic possibility

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Ability verb also expresses epistemic possibility

Example 41-42:
asii mee kii see pooy teem
asii
so
mee
foc
kii
what
see
cond
pooy
habil
teem
be
It may be something like that.

Source: Smith's 1974-5 field notes: 1653

Example 41-93:
tɔɔna aka midisaam inda uŋapa araa naa poyski
tɔɔna
afterwards
aka
that
midisaam
measurement
inda
yet
uŋa-pa
one-dat
araa
go.wrong
naa
neg.fut
poy=ski
habil=report
Subsequently, it won't be possible for the measurement to be misinterpreted by someone else, apparently.

Source: Smith's 1974-5 field notes: 2235

Confidence:
Very certain