Datapoint Nengee/Order of degree word and adjective

Such elements are postposed in the case of predicative adjectives and preposed in the case of attributive adjectives.

Values

Degree word follows adjective Frequency: 50.0%

Example 4-9:
Den nenge(e) ya koni te(ee).
Den
det.pl
nenge(e)
(black).person
ya
dem
koni
intelligent
te(ee).
very
These people are very intelligent.
Confidence:
Very certain

Degree word precedes adjective Frequency: 50.0%

Example 4-10:
wan gaan moy uman
wan
a
gaan
great
moy
nice
uman
woman
a very pretty woman

Source: Huttar & Huttar 1994: 173

Example 4-11:
wan tumisi gaan makiti
wan
a
tumisi
too.much
gaan
great
makiti
power
a very great power

Source: Huttar & Huttar 1994: 173

Confidence:
Very certain