Datapoint Haitian Creole/Tense-aspect systems

Values

Mixed aspectual-temporal system

Example 49-140:
Epòk n ap viv kounyea pa pi mal.
Epòk
time
n
1sg
ap
inacc
viv
live
kounyea
now
pa
neg
pi
more
mal.
bad
The time that we currently live in is not bad.
French: L'époque que nous vivons actuellement n'est pas mal.

Source: Fattier 1998: 864

Example 49-139:
Li t ap boukannen on mayi.
Li
3sg
t
ant
ap
inacc
boukannen
cook.over.woodfire
on
a
mayi.
maize
He/She was cooking maize over the wood fire.
French: Il/Elle était en train de cuire du maïs au feu de bois.

Source: Fattier 1998: 864

Confidence:
Very certain