Value Relative clause follows noun

Language:
Haitian Creole
Parameter:
Order of relative clause and noun
References
DeGraff 2007: 110; Dejean 1982: 15

Examples

  1. M wè ti nèg ki frekan an.
    M
    1sg
    see
    ti
    little
    nèg
    man
    ki
    rel
    frekan
    insolent
    an.
    def
    I saw the little boy who is impertinent. OR: I saw the impertinent little boy.
    French: J'ai vu le petit gars qui est insolent. OR: J'ai vu le petit insolent.

    See Dejean 1982: 15

  2. Moun ki pa travay p ap touche.
    Moun
    people
    ki
    rel
    pa
    neg
    travay
    work
    p
    neg
    ap
    inacc
    touche.
    get.paid
    Those who don't work won't get paid.
    French: Ceux qui ne travaillent pas ne toucheront pas (d'argent).

    See DeGraff 2007: 110