Datapoint Haitian Creole/Uses of the progressive marker

Values

Progressive and future

Example 49-133:
M ap manje.
M
1sg
ap
inacc
manje.
eat
I am eating.
French: Je suis en train de manger.

Source: DeGraff 2007: 104

Example 49-134:
Entèl t ap vin; se paske i malad i pa vini.
Entèl
so.and.so
t
ant
ap
inacc
vin;
come
se
SE
paske
because
i
3sg
malad
sick
i
3sg
pa
neg
vini.
come
He/She would be welcome; it is because he/she is sick that he/she hasn't come.
French: Il/Elle serait (bien) venu(e); c'est parce qu'il/elle est malade qu'il/elle n'est pas venu(e).

Source: Fattier 1998: 865

Example 49-135:
L ap malad.
L
3sg
ap
inacc
malad.
sick
He/She will be sick. OR: He/she is getting sick (inchoative).
French: Il/Elle va être malade. OR: Il/Elle commence à être malade.

Source: DeGraff 2007: 105

Example 49-136:
M ap vin wè ou demen.
M
1sg
ap
inacc
vin
come
see
ou
2sg
demen.
tomorrow
I'll visit you tomorrow.
French: Je vais venir te voir demain.

Source: Valdman et al. 2007: 43

Confidence:
Very certain