Value All ordinal numerals are synchronically derived from cardinal numerals

Language:
Chinese Pidgin English (European)
Parameter:
Ordinal numerals
References
Loines 1953: 121; Ball 1855: 118; Tilden 1831-32: 834

Examples

  1. He no like number 1.
    He
    3sg
    no
    neg
    like
    like
    number
    number
    1.
    one
    He didn't like the first one (his first wife).

    See Loines 1953: 121

  2. [...] and all good mans must so fashion do ebely number 7 moon.
    [...]
    [...]
    and
    and
    all
    all
    good
    good
    mans
    man
    must
    must
    so
    so
    fashion
    fashion
    do
    do
    ebely
    every
    number
    number
    7
    seven
    moon.
    moon
    [...] and everyone must do it in the seventh month of each year.

    See Tilden 1833-34: 834