Datapoint African American English/Order of possessor and possessum

Values

Possessor-possessum

Example 14-11:
It was a nurse and a nurse's aid used to stand up at the door.
It
expl
was
was
a
a
nurse
nurse
and
and
a
a
nurse's
nurse's
aid
aid
used
used
to
to
stand
stand
up
up
at
at
the
the
door.
door
There was a nurse and a nurse's aid who used to stand up at the door.

Source: Green 2002: 90

Example 14-3:
Sue house
Sue
Sue
house
house
Sue's house
Example 14-4:
I saw they house.
I
I
saw
saw
they-Ø
they-3pl.poss
house
house
I saw their house.
Confidence:
Very certain