Datapoint Papiamentu/Comparative adjective marking

Degree words mes 'same', mas 'more' or menos 'less' precede the adjective in comparative constructions.

Values

Adjective is marked

Example 47-78:
Esaki ta mas importante ku kualké otro inisiativa.
es(un)-aki
one-dem.prox
ta
cop
mas
more
importante
important
ku
than
kualké
whichever
otro
other
inisiativa
initiative
This one is more important than any other initiative.

Source: Extra: 13 February 2004, p.5

Confidence:
Very certain