Datapoint Papiamentu/Order of relative clause and noun

Relative clauses are introduced by complementizer ku, or, less frequently, by pronouns kual (which), kende (who), kaminda (where). Purposive relatives are introduced by pa. See Kouwenberg (2007: 317f) for discussion.

Values

Relative clause follows noun

Example 47-22:
Dia, ku e soldánan a bai drumi [...].
Dia
day
ku
comp
e
def
soldá
soldier
nan
pl
a
pfv
bai
go
drumi
sleep
[...].
[...]
The day the soldiers fell asleep [...].

Source: Pinto 1965: 71

Example 47-23:
Mi a bai job centre e dia djis chèk si nan tin trabou ku ami lo kièr hasi.
Mi
1sg
a
pfv
bai
go
<job
job
centre>
centre
e
def
dia
day
djis
just
chèk
check
si
whether
nan
3pl
tin
have
trabou
work
ku
comp
a-mi
emph-1sg
lo
mood
kièr
want
hasi.
do
That day I went to the job centre just to check whether they had any work that I would want to do.

Source: Papiamentu database

Confidence:
Very certain