Datapoint Ternate Chabacano/Aspect markers and inchoative meaning

Kedá 'become' can be left out, and in this case the IPFV-aspect marker could possibly also indicate inchoative meaning. However, the use of ta kedá is more common.

Values

Inchoative expressed by progressive marker

Example 44-99:
Ta (kedá) bolók ya el prútas.
Ta
ipfv
(kedá)
(become)
bolók
rotten
ya
already
el
def
prútas.
fruit
The fruit becomes rotten already.
Spanish: La fruta se está pudriendo.
Example 44-98:
Ta kedá kansáw ya yo.
Ta
ipfv
kedá
become
kansáw
tired
ya
already
yo.
1sg
I become tired.
Confidence:
Uncertain