Datapoint Sri Lanka Portuguese/Position of standard negation

Values

Before the verb

Example 41-2:
elispa inda nukutiraa noos
eli-s-pa
3.m-pl-acc
inda
yet
nuku-tiraa
neg-take
noos
1pl
We haven't engaged them yet. OR: We haven't taken them on as regular employees yet.

Source: Smith's 1974-5 field notes: 1372

Example 41-166:
aka juustu naa vii
aka
that
juustu
right
naa
neg.fut
vii
come
That won’t come right. OR: That can’t be fixed.

Source: Smith's 1974-5 field notes: 5394

Example 41-14:
isti ooy interumeenti nikaraparsa. isti un coʈʈu taparsa
isti
this
ooy
eye
interumeenti
completely
nikara-parsa.
neg.hab-see
isti
this
un
a
coʈʈu
little
ta-parsa
prs-see
This eye is completely blind. This one sees a little.

Source: Smith's 1974-5 field notes: 5073

Confidence:
Very certain