Datapoint Diegueño (Mesa Grande) / Order of Adjective and Noun

Language:Diegueño (Mesa Grande)
Feature:Order of Adjective and Noun by Matthew S. Dryer
Value:Only internally-headed relative clauses

Examples

Sentence igt-2024:

'iikwich=ve=ch [aq ku-nemshap]=vu aakwal
'iikwich=ve=ch
man=def=SUBJ
[aq
[bone
ku-nemshap]=vu
rel.SUBJ-white]=def
aakwal
lick
The man licked the white bone.

Sentence igt-2025:

kwenychekwii=ve=ch [hekwany ku-mii]=vu selyewelyuu
kwenychekwii=ve=ch
old.woman=def=SUBJ
[hekwany
[baby
ku-mii]=vu
rel.SUBJ-cry]=def
selyewelyuu
tickle
The old woman tickled the baby that cried.

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