94 Progressive marker stap or stay

A - feature is pervasive or obligatory3
B - feature is neither pervasive nor extremely rare1
C - feature exists, but is extremely rare3
D - attested absence of feature57
X - feature is not applicable (given the structural make-up of the variety/P/C)12
? - no information on feature is available1

Feature area:
Verb phrase I: tense and aspect
Typical example:
Ol i wokabout i stap ‘they are walking’; Hem i stap kaekae ‘He is eating’
Example source:
bothTok Pisin (Smith 2008: 500; Jeff Siegel p.c.)
Variety World Region Type Value
Id Primary text Variety Variety Type