Datapoint Mauritian Creole/Tense-aspect systems

Values

Mixed aspectual-temporal system

Example 55-81:
Lizet ti pe al Rozil; Lisette ti'n al Rozil
Lizet
Lisette
ti
pst
pe
prog
al
go
Rozil;
Rose.Hill
Lisette
Lisette
ti'n
pst=prf
al
go
Rozil
Rose.Hill
Lisette was going to Rose Hill. - Lisette had gone to Rose Hill.
Example 55-82:
Zorz ti pe maṅz sosis sinwa
Zorz
Georges
ti
pst
pe
prog
maṅz
eat
sosis
sausage
sinwa
Chinese
Georges was eating Chinese sausages.
Example 55-11:
sa bug deryer twa pe atan pu revin daṅ so plas
sa
dem
bug
guy
deryer
behind
twa
2sg
pe
prog
atan
wait
pu
for
revin
come.back
daṅ
loc
so
poss
plas
place
This guy behind you is waiting to get back to his seat.
Confidence:
Very certain