Datapoint Singapore Bazaar Malay/Marking of possessor noun phrases

Values

No marking Frequency: 50.0%

Example 67-86:
Ini Anita laki.
Ini
dem
Anita
Anita
laki.
husband
This is Anita’s husband.

Source: Khin Khin Aye 2005: 107

Example 67-87:
Dia dua-dua nama dua tempat ah.
Dia
3sg
dua~dua
two~two
nama
name
dua
two
tempat
place
ah.
emph
Both are the names of two places.

Source: Khin Khin Aye 2005: 103

Confidence:
Very certain

Adpositional or case marking of possessor Frequency: 50.0%

Example 67-85:
Itu periuk punya tutup ah kasi terbang ah, turun bawah.
Itu
dem
periuk
pot
punya
poss
tutup
lid
ah
top
kasi
cause
terbang
fly
ah,
top
turun
go.down
bawah.
under
The lid of the pot flew and dropped down.

Source: Khin Khin Aye 2005: 113, 114

Confidence:
Very certain