Datapoint Nicaraguan Creole English/Order of adposition and noun phrase

Values

Prepositions

Example 11-6:
Dei keri machet rait tu di skuul.
Dei
3pl
keri
carry
machet
machet
rait
right
tu
to
di
art.def
skuul.
school
They take their machetes right to the school.

Source: Nicaragua project recordings CD

Example 11-7:
Deh chap dong di uol papaya trii an gat chorch rait bihain di ubia uman haus.
Deh
3pl
chap
chop
dong
down
di
art.def
uol
old
papaya
papaya
trii
tree
an
and
gat
get
chorch
church
rait
right
bihain
behind
di
art.def
ubia
obeah
uman
woman
haus.
house
They chopped down the old papaya tree and built a church right behind the obeah woman’s house.

Source: Nicaragua project recordings CD

Confidence:
Very certain