Example 41-11

mandreetu maam; mayskaarda maam
mandreetu
right
maam;
hand
mays$kaarda
left
maam
hand
right hand; left hand

Comment:
This example illustrates Ptg. N-Adj order in frozen compounds, mandreetu < Ptg. mão direita 'hand right'; mayskaarda < Ptg. mão esquerda 'left hand'. $ in the analyzed text indicates a syllable boundary.
Type:
elicited from speaker
Source:
Smith's 1974-5 field notes: 1008-1009