Datapoint Norf'k/Order of possessor and possessum

Both construcions are used, mostly interchangeably. They do not signal difference between alienable and inalienable possession. It looks like a coexistence of English and West Indian (St. Kitt's) grammar. The construction "possessor-possessum" without 's can be occasionally heard.

Values

Possessor-possessum Frequency: 50.0%

Example 24-79:
berds eig / bads eig
berds
whalebird.poss
eig
egg
/
/
bads
whalebird.poss
eig
egg
birds eggs
Example 24-3:
dads side
dads
dad.poss
side
house
dad’s house
Confidence:
Certain

Possessum-possessor Frequency: 50.0%

Example 24-81:
biids f Beryl
biids
beads
f
prep
Beryl
Beryl
Beryl's necklace
Example 24-4:
ar side fer dads
ar
det.def
side
house
fer
prep
dads
Dad.poss
Dad’s house
Example 24-5:
ar side fer ucklun
ar
det.def
side
place
fer
prep
ucklun
we
our place
Example 24-7:
me en myse dad
me
1sg.nsbj
en
and
myse
1sg.poss
dad
father
I and my father
Example 24-6:
ar pain fe Robinson
ar
the
pain
pine.tree
fe
prep
Robinson
Robinson
Robinson’s pine tree
Confidence:
Certain