Datapoint Cavite Chabacano/Tense-aspect systems

Values

Purely aspectual system

Example 45-81:
Ta escribi ele mga carta. Mientras ta escribi mi hermano el carta, ya espera yo na jardin.
Ta
ipfv
escribi
write
ele
3sg
mga
pl
carta.
letter
Mientras
while
ta
ipfv
escribi
write
mi
1sg.poss
hermano
brother
el
def
carta,
letter
ya
pfv
espera
wait
yo
1sg
na
loc
jardin.
garden
He writes letters. While my brother was writing the letter, I waited in the garden.
Example 45-80:
Ta jugá ele cuando yo ya llegá.
Ta
ipfv
jugá
play
ele
3sg
cuando
when
yo
1sg
ya
pfv
llegá.
arrive
He was playing when I arrived.

Source: Ogiwara 2002: 69

Confidence:
Very certain