Value ‘First’, ‘second’, or more are suppletive, the others are synchronically derived from cardinal numerals

Language:
Belizean Creole
Parameter:
Ordinal numerals
References
Escure's 1980s materials

Examples

  1. Fos taym me de hia dat now.
    Fos
    first
    taym
    time
    me
    me
    de
    prog
    hia
    hear
    dat
    that
    now.
    now
    Now that's the first time I heard that.

    See Escure's 1980s materials

  2. Tu tri nat de kɛʧ mi wan taym, n̩ ay av tu daʤ di fowt wan.
    Tu
    two
    tri
    three
    nat
    north
    de
    they
    kɛʧ
    catch
    mi
    me
    wan
    one
    taym,
    time
    and
    ay
    1sg
    av
    have
    tu
    to
    daʤ
    dodge
    di
    the
    fowt
    fourth
    wan.
    one
    Two-three storms (coming from the north) caught me once, and I had to dodge the fourth one.

    See Escure's 1985 materials