Datapoint Singapore Bazaar Malay/Order of relative clause and noun

Values

Relative clause precedes noun Frequency: 90.0%

Example 67-19:
Pasal ini tempat lu ada pun punya lu boleh pergi punya.
Pasal
matter
ini
dem
tempat
place
lu
2sg
ada
have
pun
also
punya
rel
lu
2sg
boleh
can
pergi
go
punya.
rel
The matter [of] this place is what you possess, where you can go.
Example 67-20:
Di sini tinggal punya orang pun boleh jauh pergi beli.
Di
in
sini
here
tinggal
live
punya
rel
orang
people
pun
even
boleh
can
jauh
far
pergi
go
beli.
buy
Even people who live here can go far to buy [it].

Source: Khin Khin Aye 2005: 115

Confidence:
Very certain

Relative clause follows noun Frequency: 10.0%

Example 67-17:
Dulu, orang yang sana cakap Melayu.
Dulu,
before
orang
person
yang
rel
sana
there
cakap
speak
Melayu.
Malay
Before, people who [were] there spoke Malay.

Source: Khin Khin Aye 2005: 116

Example 67-18:
Singapore punya orang terlinga dia dengar mana (yang barang murah) dia pergi.
Singapore
Singapore
punya
attr
orang
people
terlinga
ear
dia
3sg
dengar
hear
mana
where
(yang
(rel
barang
goods
murah)
cheap)
dia
3sg
pergi.
go
Once a Singaporean hears where things are cheap, he will go there.

Source: Khin Khin Aye 2005: 117

Confidence:
Very certain