Datapoint Belizean Creole/Uses of the progressive marker

HABITUAL de is less frequent than PROGRESSIVE de.

Values

Progressive and habitual

Example 9-57:
Hi de se di preya.
Hi
she
de
prog
se
say
di
the
preya.
prayer
She is saying the prayer.

Source: Escure 1983a: 50

Example 9-89:
Wen a de wok lang di ki ya hia wan li 'kilin-kilin'.
Wen
when
a
1sg
de
hab
wok
work
lang
along
di
the
ki
caye
ya
you
hia
hear
wan
a
li
little
'kilin-kilin'.
'kilin-kilin'
When I work along the caye, you hear a noise like 'kilin-kilin'.

Source: Escure 2004: 531

Confidence:
Very certain