Datapoint Cape Verdean Creole of Brava/Order of adjective and noun

Values

Modifying adjective follows noun Frequency: 75.0%

Example 31-7:
Mi'N dja staba rapariga grandi.
Mi'N
1sg
dja
compl
staba
was
rapariga
girl
grandi.
big
I was already a big girl.

Source: Rocha, Belmira Coelho, p.c. (2000)

Example 31-8:
Ma inda, e sta omi riju.
Ma
but
inda,
still
e
3sg
sta
is
omi
man
riju.
strong
But he is still a strong man.

Source: Josino, p.c. (2000)

Confidence:
Very certain

Modifying adjective precedes noun Frequency: 25.0%

Example 31-5:
un ki ten bon kurason
un
one
ki
that
ten
has
bon
good
kurason
heart
one that has a good heart

Source: Eugenia Pereira, p.c. (2000)

Example 31-6:
E un grandi sorti.
E
is
un
indf
grandi
great
sorti.
luck
It's great luck.

Source: Jose Martins, p.c. (2000)

Confidence:
Very certain