Datapoint Lingala/The prohibitive

Values

Special imperative construction and normal negator

Example 60-76:
sálá!
sál-á!
work-imp
Work!

Source: Recordings of naturalistic discourse

Example 60-77:
osálákí té
o-sál-ákí
2sg-work-pst
neg
You didn't work.

Source: Recordings of naturalistic discourse

Example 60-78:
kosála té!
ko-sál-a
inf-work-fv
té!
neg
Don't work!

Source: Recordings of naturalistic discourse

Confidence:
Very certain