Datapoint Media Lengua/Uses of the habitual marker

Values

Habitual, progressive, and current state

Example 73-14:
uno faburta pidingabu binixuni
uno
one
fabur-ta
favor-acc
pidi-nga-bu
ask-nmlz-ben
bini-xu-ni
come-prog-1sg
I am coming/I come to ask a favor.
Example 73-57:
wawa llorana kirixun
wawa
child
llora-na
cry-nmlz
kiri-xu-n
want-prog-1sg
The child wants to cry.

Source: Muysken 1981a: 76

Example 73-56:
ixuni kazamu
i-xu-ni
go-prog-1sg
kaza-mu
house-all
I am going home.
Confidence:
Very certain