Datapoint Hawaiʼi Creole/New quasi-modals: core modal meanings

Variety: Hawaiʼi Creole
Feature: New quasi-modals: core modal meanings
Value: A - feature is pervasive or obligatory
Informants: Kent Sakoda and Jeff Siegel


Example 1846:
Ai gata bring om maiself.
I've got to bring them myself'
Example 1847:
Bil sapostu finish hiz homwrk yestadei bat hi neva finish.
Bill was supposed to finish his homework yesterday, but he didn't finish it.'