Value Numeral precedes noun

Language:
Cape Verdean Creole of Santiago
Parameter:
Order of cardinal numeral and noun
References
Lang 2012; Quint 2000: 194

Examples

  1. Manel tinha tres katxor ki ta kumeba na pónta di si mésa.
    Manel
    Manel
    tinha
    have.ant
    tres
    three
    katxor
    dog
    ki=ta=kume-ba
    comp=ipfv=eat-ant
    na=pónta
    at=edge
    di=si=mésa.
    of=3sg.poss=table
    Manel had three dogs that ate at the foot of his table.
    German: Manel besaß drei Hunde, die an seinem Tischende aßen.

    See da Silva 1987: 238