Datapoint Kriol/Sortal numeral classifiers

Kriol has no numeral classifiers, that is, numerals and other quantifiers can be combined with nouns without a classifier.

Values

The language has no numeral classifiers

Example 25-71:

Wanbala mayi, im peising derrei, wanbala mayi peisin dijei.
Wan-bala
one-adj2
mayi,
man
im
3sg
peis-ing
face-prog2
derr-ei,
dist-way
wan-bala
one-adj2
mayi
man
peis-in
face-prog2
dij-ei.
prox-way
One man is facing that way, one man is facing this way. (Context: spatial elicitation game)

Example 25-40:

Tubala olmen bin lisen langa tubala na.
Tubala
two
olmen
men
bin
pst
lisen
listen
langa
loc
tubala
3du
na.
now
The two men listened to the two (kangaroos) then.

Example 25-74:

Dijan lilboi imin drim blanga wanbala olgamen.
Dijan
prox:adj
lilboi
little.boy
im=in
3sg=pst
drim
dream
blanga
dat/poss
wan-bala
one-adj2
olgamen.
older.woman
This boy dreamt of a woman.

Source: Brennan 1993

Example 25-72:

Wanbala men bin godan.
Wan-bala
one-adj2
men
man
bin
pst
go-dan.
go-down
One man went down. OR: A certain man went down.

Source: Sandefur 1979: 104

Example 25-46:

Sambala elikopta bin bajimap lilbit daga, maidi tu, thri deis [...] leita.
Sam-bala
some-adj2
elikopta
helicopter
bin
pst
bajimap
bring:tr
lilbit
little.bit
daga,
food
maidi
maybe
tu,
two
thri
three
dei-s
day-pl
[...]
[...]
leita.
later
Some helicopters brought a little bit of food, maybe two [or] three days later.

Source: Angelo et al. 1998a

Confidence:
Very certain