Datapoint Michif/Uses of the habitual marker

Habitual is expressed with partial reduplication of the verbal stem.

Habitual can be expressed with a particle maana that can be placed in different positions in the sentence.

Values

Only habitual function

Example 75-127:
Ekushpi li moond maana kiipimbahteewak.
Ekushpi
then
li
def.art
moond
world/people
maana
usually
kii-pim-baht-eew-ak.
pst-around-run-3-pl
At that time, people would run around.

Source: Fleury 2007

Example 75-79:
Kiimamishimeewak maana.
Kii-ma~mishim-eew-ak
pst-red.tell.on.anim-3-pl
maana.
usually
They always used to tell on her usually.

Source: Fleury 2007

Confidence:
Intermediate