Datapoint Creolese/Syllable onsets

Creolese, in its most basilectal form would fall into Value 2: moderately complex. Modern day Creolese, or Creolese spoken by younger persons tends to fall into Value 3: complex, i.e. it allows for sequences of 2 obstruents, as in /st/, /sp/ etc, as well as for sequences of obstruent-obstruent-liquid as in /sʧraa/ - 'straw', /spree/ 'spray', /splash/ 'splash' etc.

Values

Onsets may be complex

Example 5-195:
sʧraa
sʧraa
straw
straw
Example 5-196:
smaal
smaal
small
small
Example 5-197:
stee
stee
remain
stay
Example 5-194:
man haas
man
man
haas
horse
man horse
Confidence:
Very certain