Datapoint Kinubi/Tense-aspect systems

Values

Mixed aspectual-temporal system

Example 63-93:
Núbi wósul Mombása bédir
Núbi
Nubi
wósul
arrive
Mombása
Mombasa
bédir
early
The Nubi arrived early in Mombasa.

Source: Luffin 2005: 282

Example 63-94:
kubar-ín kélem núbi
kubar-ín
old-pl
kélem
speak
núbi
Kinubi
The elders speak Kinubi.

Source: Luffin 2005: 283

Example 63-95:
ána gi-kumbúka wázi
ána
1sg
gi-kumbúka
tam-remember
wázi
clear
I remember very well.

Source: Luffin 2005: 284

Example 63-96:
íta gu-rúo búkra
íta
2sg
gu-rúo
tam-go
búkra
tomorrow
You will leave tomorrow.

Source: Luffin 2005: 285

Example 63-126:
mátar-á gi-wága
mátar-á
rain-pl
gi-wága
tam-fall
It is raining.

Source: Heine 1982: 79

Example 63-83:
úwo kan g-wónusi morú
úwo
3sg
kan
impf
g-wónusi
ipfv-speak
morú
Moru
He was speaking Moru.

Source: Luffin 2005: 292

Confidence:
Certain