Datapoint Ternate Chabacano/Object relative clauses

Values

Zero and gap Frequency: 45.5%

Example 44-162:
Dóndi ta kel kuʃílju ya sirbí yo na syémbra?
Dóndi
where
ta
loc
kel
def
kuʃílju
knife
ya
pfv
sirbí
use
yo
1sg
na
loc
syémbra?
plant
Where is the knife that I used in gardening?
Example 44-161:
Kel ómbri ya mirá bo na kályi, su nómbri Ówen.
Kel
def
ómbri
man
ya
pfv
mirá
see
bo
2sg
na
loc
kályi,
street
su
3sg.poss
nómbri
name
Ówen.
Owen
The man you saw on the street, his name is Owen.
Spanish: El hombre que viste en la calle, se llama Owen.
Confidence:
Certain

Relative particle and gap Frequency: 45.5%

Example 44-163:
A-komé bo késte prútas kel a-kumprá yo késti tempránu.
A-komé
pfv-eat
bo
2sg
késte
this
prútas
fruit
kel
rel
a-kumprá
pfv-buy
yo
1sg
késti
this
tempránu.
morning
You ate this fruit which I bought this morning.
Spanish: Comiste la fruta que compré esta mañana.

Source: Steinkrüger 2007: 376

Confidence:
Certain

Non-reduction Frequency: 9.1%

Example 44-12:
Kel a-konosé bo ómbri agóra mi ermáno.
[Kel
[that
a-konosé
pfv-know
bo
you
ómbri
man
agóra]
today]
mi
my
ermáno.
brother
The man you met today is my brother.
Spanish: El hombre que conociste hoy es mi hermano.

Source: Steinkrüger 2007: 377

Confidence:
Intermediate