Datapoint Singapore Bazaar Malay/Order of demonstrative and noun

There is no functional difference between the two positions of the demonstrative according to my informants, and Value 1 is more common.

Values

Demonstrative word follows noun Frequency: 75.0%

Example 67-13:

Malam ini tentu hujan hebat.
Malam
night
ini
dem
tentu
sure
hujan
rain
hebat.
tense
Tonight, it will rain heavily.

Source: Khin Khin Aye 2005: 111

Example 67-15:

Dia sotong tanya sotong ini satu kilo berapa?
Dia
3sg
sotong
cuttlefish
tanya
ask
sotong
cuttlefish
ini
dem
satu
one
kilo
kilo
berapa?
how.many/how.much
"The cuttlefish," [I] asked, “How much is a kilo of this cuttlefish?"

Confidence:
Very certain

Demonstrative word precedes noun Frequency: 25.0%

Example 67-12:

Itu hari saya buka saya punya laci, apa-apa pun tak ada.
Itu
dem
hari
day
saya
1sg
buka
open
saya
1sg
punya
poss
laci,
drawer
apa~apa
what~what
pun
even
tak
neg
ada.
have
That day, I opened my drawer and there was nothing.

Source: Khin Khin Aye 2005: 77

Example 67-14:

Pagi-pagi saya suka ini kerja.
Pagi~pagi
morning~morning
saya
1sg
suka
like
ini
dem
kerja.
work
Every morning, I like this work.

Source: Khin Khin Aye 2005: 111

Confidence:
Very certain