Datapoint Nigerian Pidgin/Marking of possessor noun phrases

Two constructions are available here: (1) non-pronominal possessor + possessum, and (2) non-pronominal possessor + possessive modifier + possessum.

Values

Person-indexing on possessum Frequency: 50.0%

Example 17-2:
dì wuman ìm mòto
art.def
wuman
woman
ìm
3sg.poss
mòto
car
the woman’s car

Source: Faraclas 1996: 144

Confidence:
unspecified

No marking Frequency: 50.0%

Example 17-58:
dì wuman mòto
art.def
wuman
woman
mòto
car
the woman’s car

Source: Faraclas 1996: 44

Confidence:
Very certain