Datapoint Cavite Chabacano/Uses of the habitual marker

Values

Habitual, progressive, and current state

Example 45-78:
Ta cree yo con Dios.
Ta
ipfv
cree
believe
yo
1sg
con
obj
Dios.
God
I believe in God.

Source: Escalante 2005: 33

Example 45-79:
Ta toma leche el muchacho todo el dia.
Ta
ipfv
toma
drink
leche
milk
el
the
muchacho
boy
todo
all
el
the
dia.
day
The boy drinks milk every day.

Source: Escalante 2005: 82

Example 45-77:
Ta junta ilo cen para planta un casa.
Ta
ipfv
junta
gather
ilo
3pl
cen
money
para
for
planta
build
un
a
casa.
house
They are saving money to build a house.

Source: Escalante 2005: 75

Confidence:
Certain