Datapoint Belizean Creole/Syllable codas

Value 3 is rare (think/bunk/dans) (with velar nasal + stop);
there is usually cluster simplification, as in [nt] > [n] ('want'), or [st] > [s] ('must') and [nt] > [n] ('accident').

Values

Codas at most moderately complex

Example 9-125:
I gat mora wan tiŋ we a de tiŋk bowt.
I
it
gat
got
mora
more.of
wan
one
tiŋ
thing
[we
[rel
a
1sg
de
prog
tiŋk
think
bowt
about
_].
_]
There is more than one thing that I'm thinking about.

Source: Escure 2004: 531

Example 9-210:
Di dans had tu brok op.
Di
the
dans
dance
had
had
tu
to
brok
break
op.
up
The dance had to stop.

Source: Escure 1999: 178

Example 9-169:
Da me no aksidɛn fu mek di baadj gon down.
Da
top
me
ant
no
neg
aksidɛn
accident
fu
for
mek
make
di
the
baadj
barge
gon
go
down.
down
It was not an accident that caused the barge to sink.

Source: Escure's 1992 materials

Example 9-211:
pap, krab, lɛf, tiyf, hiyv, staat, bɛd, pleys, mows, soprayz, biʧ, baadj, jowk, karɛk, dɔg
pap,
pop
krab,
crab
lɛf,
leave
tiyf,
steal
hiyv,
heave
staat,
start
bɛd,
bed
pleys,
place
mows,
most
soprayz,
surprised
biʧ,
bitch
baadj,
barge
jowk,
joke
karɛk,
correct
dɔg
dog
pop, crab, leave, steal, heave, start, bed, place, most, surprised, bitch, barge, joke,contract, correct, dog
Example 9-212:
ʃrimp
ʃrimp
shrimp
shrimp
Confidence:
Very certain