5 Order of demonstrative and noun

This feature is described more fully in chapter 5.


This feature (based on WALS feature 88, by Matthew S. Dryer) considers the order of adnominal demonstrative and noun

Demonstratives are deictic expressions such as English this and that which are used to point to referents and which typically indicate the relative distance of a referent in the speech situation in relation to the speaker’s location.


Philippe Maurer and the APiCS Consortium


Demonstrative word precedes noun362056
Demonstrative word follows noun191534
Demonstrative simultaneously before and after noun077

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Id Primary text Analyzed text Gloss Translation Type Language Audio Details