Datapoint Eskimo Pidgin/Order of adjective and noun

Wurm (1992: 280) observes: "Qualitative adjuncts follow the nouns which they determine [...], or they are expressed, as in Eskimo, through noun + noun constructs, with the determining noun preceding[.]"

Values

Modifying adjective precedes noun Frequency: 58.3%

Example 76-10:
kaliko kammik
kaliko
fabric
kammik
boot
socks

Source: Stefánsson 1909: 225

Example 76-81:
tipi ŏktcûk
tipi
stink
ŏktcûk
oil
kerosene

Source: Stefánsson 1909: 228

Confidence:
Certain

Modifying adjective follows noun Frequency: 41.7%

Example 76-11:
akkĭa añaninni picū'ktu pĭtcȗk
akkĭa
trade
añaninni
big
picū'ktu
want
pĭtcȗk
not
I don't want to pay a big price. He does not ask a big price., etc.

Source: Stefánsson 1909: 223

Example 76-9:
anauta mikaninni
anauta
axe
mikaninni
small
hatchet

Source: Stefánsson 1909: 223

Confidence:
Certain