Datapoint Gullah/Marking of possessor noun phrases

Values

No marking Frequency: 90.0%

Example 13-72:
Harrison daddy
Harrison
Harrison
daddy
daddy
Harrison’s daddy

Source: Turner [1949] 2002: 260

Example 13-73:
Sister Campbell house
Sister
Sister
Campbell
Campbell
house
house
Sister Campbell’s house

Source: Turner [1949] 2002: 262

Confidence:
Very certain

Adpositional or case marking of possessor Frequency: 10.0%

Example 13-3:
Now de axe ta de foot ob de tree.
Now
now
de
the
axe
axe
ta
to
de
the
foot
foot
ob
of
de
the
tree.
tree
(And) now (also) the axe (is laid) unto the root of the trees. (Lk 3.9)

Source: De Nyew Testament 2005: 203

Confidence:
Intermediate