Datapoint Nicaraguan Creole English/Order of cardinal numeral and noun

Values

Numeral precedes noun

Example 11-10:
Iz a hondred an siksti-faiv ierz nou sins dei get frii.
Iz
cop.prs
a
art.indf
hondred
hundred
an
and
siksti-faiv
sixty-five
ier-z
year-pl
nou
now
sins
since
dei
3pl
get
get
frii.
free
It’s a hundred and sixty-five years now since they got free.

Source: Nicaragua project recordings CD

Example 11-11:
trii chalinj
trii
three
chalinj
challenge
three challenges

Source: Nicaragua project recordings CD

Confidence:
Very certain