Datapoint Belizean Creole/Ability verb and epistemic possibility

Values

Ability verb also expresses epistemic possibility

Example 9-110:
I hia bowt wan ledi we ku kyu eni kaynda siknes.
I
3sg
hia
hear
bowt
about
wan
a
ledi
lady
we
rel
ku
can
kyu
cure
eni
any
kaynda
kind.of
siknes.
sickness
He heard about a lady who could cure any kind of illness.

Source: Escure 1983a: 50

Example 9-109:
I kuda me gɛt wan job da big krik.
I
3sg
kuda
could.have
me
ant
gɛt
get
wan
a
job
job
da
at
big
Big
krik.
Creek
He could have got a job at Big Creek.

Source: Escure 1997: 48

Example 9-213:
i ku kum tomoro
i
3sg
ku
can
kum
come
tomoro
tomorrow
He might come tomorrow.
Confidence:
Very certain