Example 33-4

grandi atleta
grandi
great
atleta
athlete
great athlete
Portuguese: grande atleta

Comment:
Adjectives in Guinea-Bissau Kriyol follow the same rules as Portuguese, French and other Romance languages, i.e. for a small group of adjectives (e.g. grande, pobre, etc.) the adjective has figurative meaning if used before the noun, but literal meaning if used after the noun.
Type:
constructed by native-speaker linguist
Source:
Own knowledge