Datapoint Nigerian Pidgin/Occurrence of nominal plural markers

Nouns are normally unmarked for plurality, but several plural markers can be sporadically and optionally used on any noun.

Values

Variable plural marking of human or inanimate nouns

Example 17-29:
man; got; ston
man;
man
got;
goat
ston
stone
man/men; goat(s); stone(s)

Source: Faraclas 1996: 168

Example 17-28:
man dè̱m, got dè̱m, ston dè̱m
man
man
dè̱m,
3pl
got
goat
dè̱m,
3pl
ston
stone
dè̱m
3pl
men, goats, stones

Source: Faraclas 1996: 168

Confidence:
Very certain