Datapoint Bislama/Comparative adjective marking

Values

Adjective is marked Frequency: 50.0%

Example 23-56:
haos ia longwe i bigwan moa
haos
house
ia
def
longwe
there
i
agr
bigwan
big
moa
more
That/The house over there is bigger [than the one I’m talking about].

Source: Meyerhoff 1994-1995 field recordings

Confidence:
Very certain

Adjective is not marked Frequency: 50.0%

Example 23-75:
si ok i stap daon longwe i bigwan i bitim olgeta long ples ia
si
sea
ok
oak
i
agr
stap
stay
daon
down
longwe
there
i
agr
bigwan
big
i
agr
bitim
beat
olgeta
3pl
long
loc
ples
place
ia
def
The sea oak down there is bigger than the ones up here.
Confidence:
Very certain