Datapoint Cameroon Pidgin English/Position of definite article in the noun phrase

Values

Definite article is preposed

Example 18-12:
Di pikin drai bad.
Di
art.def
pikin
child
drai
dry
bad.
bad
The child is very thin.

Source: Todd 1991: 23

Example 18-15:
Di haus i big.
Di
def.art
haus
house
i
3sg.sbj
big.
big
The house is big.

Source: questionnaire data 1999-2000

Confidence:
Very certain