Datapoint Michif/Uses of the progressive marker

No progressive marker exists in the creole sense. However, a particle meekwat can be used to indicate progressive aspect.

Habituallity is expressed with a separate particle maana 'usually'.

Values

Only progressive function

Example 75-2:
La shyenn lii ptsi shyaen meekwaat ayaaweew.
La
def.art.f.sg
shyenn
bitch
lii
art.pl
ptsi
small
shyaen
dog
meekwaat
prog
ayaaw-eew.
have.anim-3.sbj.3.obj
The bitch is having pups.

Source: Laverdure & Allard 1983: 42

Example 75-84:
Li shyaen mekwaat aen zoo maamaakwahtem.
Li
def.art.m.sg
shyaen
dog
mekwaat
prog
aen
indf.art.m.sg
zoo
bone
maamaakwaht-em.
chew.inan-3.sbj.3.obj
The dog is chewing on a bone.

Source: Laverdure & Allard 1983: 48

Confidence:
unspecified