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As an example of verb forms, we offer the following two languages:
English Takelma (Verb form; more or less)
(s/he) gives it to you ?ok˙spi present indiciative
(s/he) will give it to you ?˛spink future indicative
(s/he) can give it to you ?˛spi present subjunctive
(s/he) evidently gave it to you ?˛spik ?implied action in the past?
Refernce: work of Edward Sapir, early linguist study-ing Native
American languages, as quoted in: "The Cambridge
Encyclopedia of Language", 2nd ed. by David Crystal,
ISBN 0.521.55967.7 (Melbourne, 1997). Page 6.