Datapoint Diu Indo-Portuguese/Pequenino

In Diu Indo-Portuguese, the word pikənin [from Portuguese pequenino] co-exists with piken [from Portuguese pequeno/pequena]. The former appears to be reserved for unexpectedly small referents or those which command strong affection.

Values

A word derived from pequenino exists

Example 39-179:
pikənin
pikənin
small
small

Source: Cardoso 2009: 177

Example 39-16:
Ali ikəl gate nã tə apərse pikənin? Ali ɛ mĩ kaz.
Ali
there
ikəl
dem
<gate>
gate
neg
ipfv.npst
apərs-e
show-inf
pikənin?
small
Ali
there
ɛ
cop.npst
mĩ
1sg.poss
kaz.
house
Can you see that small gate over there (lit. Doesn't that small gate show over there)? There is my house.

Source: Cardoso 2009: 177

Confidence:
Very certain