Datapoint Zamboanga Chabacano/Present reference of stative verbs and past perfective reference of dynamic verbs

In many cases, the context of the unmarked verb determines the temporal reference. "Rarely, unmarked non-stative verbs occur with past reference." (Lipski & Santoro 2007: 376)

Values

Stative verbs with present reference and dynamic verbs with past perfective reference are marked differently

Example 46-101:
Konése hénte pwéde éle komé.
Kon-ése
with.obj-that
hénte
people/person
pwéde
can
éle
s/he
komé.
eat
He can eat with these people. OR: He can eat with that person.

Source: Forman 1972: 170

Example 46-2:
Ya-pegá 'le konel péhro.
Ya-pegá
prf-hit
'le
he
konel
obj.the
péhro.
dog
He hit the dog.
Example 46-18:
Andá alyí na réyno.
Andá
go
alyí
there
na
loc
réyno.
kingdom
He goes to the kingdom.

Source: Lipski & Santoro 2007: 376

Confidence:
Very certain