Value A

Language:
Manx English
Parameter:
Wider range of uses of progressive be + V-ing than in StE: extension to habitual contexts

Examples

  1. The ones that can't say 'saugragh' is sayin 'saudhragh' – more Englified lek

    See Moore, A. W. and Morrison, Sophia and Goodwin, Edmund 1991: 155

  2. ye're hardly aver hearin now them gud oul names

    See Moore, A. W. and Morrison, Sophia and Goodwin, Edmund 1991: 7