Datapoint Chinese Pidgin English (European)/Ordinal numerals

The suppletive forms first and second occur alongside the regular forms number one, number two, etc.

Values

All ordinal numerals are synchronically derived from cardinal numerals Frequency: 50.0%

Example 20-48:
He no like number 1.
He
3sg
no
neg
like
like
number
number
1.
one
He didn't like the first one (his first wife).

Source: Loines 1953: 121

Example 20-50:
[...] and all good mans must so fashion do ebely number 7 moon.
[...]
[...]
and
and
all
all
good
good
mans
man
must
must
so
so
fashion
fashion
do
do
ebely
every
number
number
7
seven
moon.
moon
[...] and everyone must do it in the seventh month of each year.

Source: Tilden 1833-34: 834

Confidence:
Certain

‘First’, ‘second’, or more are suppletive, the others are synchronically derived from cardinal numerals Frequency: 50.0%

Example 20-49:
Bum bye you kum my housy second teem.
Bum
later
bye
later
you
2sg
kum
come
my
my
housy
house
second
second
teem.
time
Come to my house again another time.

Source: Ball 1855: 118

Confidence:
Certain