Datapoint Palenquero/Gender agreement of adnominal adjectives

When the referent is +human, gender agreement does occur occasionally, and among speakers of all ages. However, younger Palenqueros, and especially the most recent generation, appear to make gender agreement in cases like this one with a greater frequency.See Example 72 for a case where gender is marked on the adjective.

Values

Only few adjectives agree with the noun

Example 48-5:
muhé guapo
muhé
woman
guapo
pretty
pretty woman
Spanish: mujer guapa
Example 48-33:
¿Bo a komblá aggú kusa?
¿Bo
you.sg
a
pst
komblá
buy
aggú
some
kusa?
thing
Did you buy something?
Spanish: Vos/usted has/ha comprado algo (lit. alguna cosa)?
Example 48-69:
Ese nata é susio.
Ese
this
nata
cream
é
be
susio.
dirty
This cream is dirty.
Spanish: Esa nata está sucia.

Source: de Friedemann & Patiño Rosselli 1983: 140

Example 48-70:
Eso é kusa bueno.
Eso
this
é
be
kusa
thing
bueno.
good
This is a good thing.
Spanish: Eso es una buena cosa.

Source: Schwegler & Green 2007: 294

Example 48-71:
Lengua afrikano ané kola má nu.
Lengua
language
afrikano
African
ané
they
kola
remember
any.more
nu.
neg
They don't remember an African language any more. OR: They don't remember African languages any more.
Spanish: (Ellos) (ya) no se acuerdan de una lengua africana.

Source: de Friedemann & Patiño Rosselli 1983: 139

Example 48-72:
¡Ese muhé é guapa rimá!
¡Ese
this
muhé
woman
é
be
guapa
pretty.f
rimá!
very
This woman is very pretty!
Spanish: ¡Esta mujer es muy guapa!
Confidence:
Very certain