Datapoint Zamboanga Chabacano/Uses of the habitual marker

There are also cases of zero-marking of the habitual (Lipski & Santoro 2007: 379).

Values

Habitual, progressive, and current state

Example 46-67:
Ta-komé el gáto ratón.
Ta-komé
ipfv-eat
el
the
gáto
cat
ratón.
rat
Cats eat rats.
Example 46-93:
Ta-besá 'le kunel muhér.
Ta-besá
ipfv-kiss
'le
s/he
kunel
obj.art
muhér.
woman
S/he is kissing the woman.
Example 46-35:
Kósa tu ta-asé?
Kósa
what
tu
you
ta-asé?
ipfv-do
What are you doing?
Example 46-91:
Ta-amá múcho na dios.
Ta-amá
ipfv-love
múcho
many
na
loc
dios.
god
Many (people) love God.
Confidence:
Very certain