Datapoint Cape Verdean Creole of Brava/Position of definite article in the noun phrase

Values

Definite article is preposed

Example 31-19:
Nha ka sta pensa na kel renda di kaza.
Nha
you
ka
neg
sta
asp
pensa
think
na
of
kel
the
renda
rent
di
of
kaza.
house
You are not thinking about the house rent.

Source: Argi Avera field work corpus 2000

Example 31-20:
N kunpra un kaza ki kobra poku dinheru y kel aldeia fika pertu di trabadju.
N
I
kunpra
bought
un
indf
kaza
house
ki
that
kobra
cost
poku
little
dinheru
money
y
and
kel
def
aldeia
neighbourhood
fika
is
pertu
close
di
of
trabadju.
work
I bought a house that cost little money and the neighbourhood is close to work.
Confidence:
Very certain