Datapoint Belizean Creole/Tense-aspect systems

Values

Mixed aspectual-temporal system

Example 9-92:
I me de get di kantrak en i jos haya di badj.
I
3sg
me
ant
de
prog
get
get
di
the
kantrak
contract
en
and
i
3sg
jos
just
haya
hire
di
the
badj.
barge
He had been getting the contract, and he just rented the barge.

Source: Escure 1993a: 234

Example 9-93:
Wi no de stodi dat.
Wi
we
no
neg
de
prog
stodi
study
dat.
that
We are not paying attention to that.

Source: Escure 1983a: 42

Confidence:
Certain