Datapoint Media Lengua/Order of relative clause and noun

Values

Relative clause follows noun Frequency: 70.0%

Example 73-10:

nochu bikangi señorada sinku gallinada tinikta?
no-chu
not-q
bi-ka-ngi
see-pst-2sg
señora-da
lady-acc
sinku
five
gallina-da
chicken-acc
tini-k-ta
have-ag-acc
Didn't you see the lady who had five chickens?

Source: Muysken 1997: 399

Example 73-12:

nu tinini warmi kunkiun no kazay pudini
nu
neg
tini-ni
have-1sg
warmi
woman
kunki-un
with.who-ins
no
not
kaza-y
marry-inf
pudi-ni
can-1sg
I do not have a woman whom I can marry.

Source: Muysken 1997: 399

Confidence:
Very certain

Relative clause precedes noun Frequency: 30.0%

Example 73-11:

kozingabu sal nuwabishka
kozi-nga-bu
cook-nmlz-ben
sal
salt
nuwabi-shka
neg.exist-evid
There turns out to be no salt for cooking.

Confidence:
Certain