Dem-Noun

Category
Word Order
Notes

Languages

Language Feature Status Grammatical Notes Source Created By Etymology Notes General Notes Phylogenetic Code
Cahuilla yes Jane Hill
Cupeño yes Jane Hill
Luiseño yes Jane Hill
Serrano yes Jane Hill
Kitanemuk yes Jane Hill
Kawaiisu Jane Hill
Timbisha Jane Hill
Western Mono yes Jane Hill
Chemehuevi Jane Hill
Southern Paiute yes Jane Hill
Southern Ute yes Jane Hill
Shoshone yes Jane Hill
Comanche yes Jane Hill
Idaho Shoshone yes Jane Hill
Northern Paiute yes Jane Hill
Gabrielino yes Jane Hill
Achagua yes Wilson & Levinsohn 1992: 44 Ana Paula Brandao
Resígaro yes Allin, 1976: 223 Aimee Lawrence
Bare yes Aikhenvald, 1995: 24 Ana Paula Brandao
Warekena yes Aikhenvald, 1998: 314 Ana Paula Brandao
Piapoco yes Galindo, 2002: 328 Aimee Lawrence
Yukuna yes Shauer & Shauer, 1978: p. 28 Aimee Lawrence
Yavitero yes Examples are all Dem-Noun, although this doesn’t seem to be made explicit. Mosonyi, 1987: p. 50 Aimee Lawrence
Wapishana yes Santos, 2006: 188 Ana Paula Brandao, Amanda Meeks
Wayuu yes Mansen & Captain, 2000: p. 799 Aimee Lawrence
Tariana yes Demonstratives always precede the NP head. Aikhenvald, 2003: 475 Aimee Lawrence
Apurinã yes All examples are Dem N, although Facundes does not discuss it explicitly. Facundes, 2000: 355-359 Aimee Lawrence
Asheninka Apurucayali yes Payne 1983:130140 Amanda Meeks
Maipure no info author claims that demonstratives are obscure. Zamponi 2003:22 Daniel Smith
Yanesha' yes Duff-Tripp 1997:158 Daniel Valle
Kinikinau no Demonstratives do not exist in the language Souza 2008:117 Daniel Valle
Baure yes "The position of a determiner is always NP initial." Danielsen 2007: p310 Mitz Perez
Nanti yes Nanti noun phrases are “right-headed.” Michael, 2008. p. 369 Aimee Lawrence
Paresi yes Brandão 2010:14 Daniel Valle
Palikur yes Green and Green 1972:3 Daniel Valle
Yine yes Matteson 1965 Daniel Smith
Añun no Patte 1989 Daniel Smith
Bora no Seifart - 2005:57 Amanda Meeks
Makiritare yes Hall 1988: 50 Melody Ann Ross
Makushi yes Carson 1982: 113 Melody Ann Ross
Eñepa no info Payne 2012 Daniel Smith
Pemon yes de Armellada 1999: 62 Shannon Dardis
Guna yes Smith texts Daniel Smith
Naso yes demonstrative can be prenominal and postnominal Quesada 2000 Daniel Smith
Ika yes Frank 1985:44 Daniel Valle
Kogi no info Daniel Valle
Cabecar yes Bourland 1976:53-54 Daniel Valle
Guaymí no Quesada 2008:147 Daniel Valle
Damana yes demonstratives are replaced by designatives; unsure as to the extent of this system, will continue to examine data Daniel Valle
Sikuani yes de Kondo (Vol.2) - 1985:4; Queixalós - 2000:2-26 Amanda Meeks
Macaguan no info Buenaventura - 1993 Amanda Meeks
Aguaruna yes Overall 2007:243 Daniel Valle
Waorani yes Orr et all. 1991:21 Daniel Valle
Ingá yes Levinson 1974:19 Daniel Valle
Matses yes Fleck:261 Daniel Valle
Mapudungun yes Salas 1992, p. 97 Daniel Valle
Páez yes Jung:139 Daniel Valle
Quechua Ayacuchano yes Parker 1965:36 Daniel Valle
Tikuna yes Montes 2004:73 Daniel Valle
Urarina yes Olawsky:299 Daniel Valle
Waunana no info Daniel Valle
Andoke yes Landaburu 1979: 135 Kelsey Neely
Puinave yes Giron 2008: p174 Mitz Perez, Daniel Valle
Central Aymara yes Huayhua Pari 2001: 282 Shannon Dardis
Kakua yes Bolaños fieldnotes Katherine Bolaños
Minica Witoto yes Minor and Minor 1982. p.94
Hup yes Epps 2008 Pattie Epps
Nadëb/Roçado dialect no Weir 1984 Katherine Bolaños
Dâw yes Martins 2004 Katherine Bolaños
Desano yes Miller 1999, p. 5 Amanda Novak
Cubeo yes almost always, demonstrative pronouns preced head noun Morse & Maxwell 1999, p.92 Amanda Novak
Kotiria yes Stenzel 2004, p. 183 Amanda Novak
Makuna yes Smothermon & Smothermon 1993, p.35-36, 40 Chris Clack
Koreguaje yes Cook & Criswell 1993, p.41 Chris Clack
Barasano yes Jones & Jones 1991, p.32 Chris Clack
Tanimuca yes As modifiers they precede the head in a noun phrase but like adjectives, they follow the head noun when used as a predicate. Strom 1992, p.52 Chris Clack
Siona yes Wheeler - 1987:133 Amanda Meeks
Tukano yes West and Welch 2004: 99 Kelsey Neely
Yanomami yes demonstratives can sometimes follow noun, but this is less common Ramirez 1994: 210 Kelsey Neely
Ninam yes Goodwin-Gomez: 56-58 Kelsey Neely
Sanumá yes Borgman 1990: 129 Kelsey Neely
Surui no info Daniel Valle
Karitiana no However, when the "article" /aka/ occurs in the sentence, the demonstrative occurs before the noun Everett 2006:314 Daniel Valle
Paraguayan Guaraní no Krivoshein and Acosta 2001:65 Daniel Valle
Aché no info Daniel Valle
Nyangumarta yes done 1
Jingulu yes done 1
Wambaya yes done 1
Bunuba yes done 1
Walmajarri yes Done-Claire 1
Nyulnyul yes done? 1
Warrwa yes done 1
Worrorra yes ms7.3.3 done 1
Garrwa yes 95 done 1
Gooniyandi yes done 1
Warlpiri no info done 0
Bardi yes done-Claire 1
Yugambeh Y?
Yorta Yorta no info 106 done x
Yir Yoront Done-Dan
Yindjibarndi yes cf text 6, p203 done-Dan 1
Yidiny yes done-Catherine 1
Yanyuwa yes 15 Done-Austin 1
Yandruwandha yes 60 Done-Dan 1
Yan-nhangu not yet
Yalarnnga yes 57 Done-Dan 1
Woiwurrung no info done-Amalia x
Wirangu yes 89-90 done 1
Wemba-Wemba yes H 38 done-Amalia 1
Warumungu yes 44, 45 done-Amalia 1
Wangkumara no info done X
Uradhi Yes 371 Y 1
Paakantyi yes 100 Y-Hannah 1
Pitta-Pitta yes 214 Done-Amalia 1
Pintupi no info done-Hannah x
Nyungar no info done x
Nhanta yes Done-Hannah 1
Ngiyambaa yes 139 Done-Emily 1
Ngayawang No info done-Amalia x
Muruwari yes cf 238, line 11; 262, line 20 Done-Dan 1
Mpakwithi
Mayi-Yapi yes 63 done 1
Martuthunira yes 113-114, appendix 1 done 1
Marrgany No info Done-Amalia x
Kuuk Thaayorre No 77 Done-Amalia 0
Kuku Yalanji yes 54, 120 Done-Jessica 1
Kugu-Nganhcara No 389 done-Amalia 0
Kaurna No info done-Amalia x
Kalkatungu yes 108 Done-Dan 1
Jaru yes 93 Done-Amalia 1
Guugu-Yimidhirr No 103 Done-Amalia 0
Gureng Gureng no info Done-Amalia x
Gupapuyngu
Gumbaynggirr yes 274 done-Amalia 1
Gugu-Badhun yes 129033 done-Jessica 1
Yuwaalaraay Yes 91 1
Dyirbal yes 291 done-Amalia 1
Duungidjawu yes 57-8 done 1
Djinang Yes 197 Done-Amalia 1
Djabugay done
Diyari yes done-Hannah 1
Dharuk
Dharawal no info done-Hannah w Dhurga) x
Darkinyung maybe 25 done 1
Bularnu yes 108 Done-Austin 1
Biri yes 47 done-Jessica 1
Bidjara-Gungabula no done-Jessica 0
Batyala no info Done-Amalia x
Arabana yes 124: cf sentence 275 Done-Dan 1
Alyawarr no? 112-3 done 0
Nyikina yes done-Claire 1
Yawuru Y-Claire
Ngarinyin
Yulparija Yes 31 Done-Amalia 1
Wathawurrung yes 79 done 1
Mathi-Mathi yes 72 done-Amalia 1
Hunter River and Lake Macquarie yes 35 done-Amalia 1
Thanggati yes 81 done 1
Katthang yes 104 done-Amalia 1
Panyjima yes 186 done 1
Ngarinyeri No info done-Amalia x
Kurrama yes 82-87 done-Dan 1
Yingkarta yes Done-Claire 1
Githabul yes 33 Done-Amalia 1
Gunya No info Done-Amalia x
Kunjen No 101 Done- 0
WesternTorres yes FO 130 done 1
Wakaya no 97 done 0
Yindjilindji yes 502 done 1
Bandjalang yes 31 Done-Amalia 1
Ngaatjatjara No 29 done 0
Arrernte No 76 0
Kokatha No 60 0
Karajarri Yes 293 Done-Amalia 1
Pitjantjatjara Yes G 108 1
Ritharrngu Yes 140 Done-Amalia 1
Warrgamay Yes 63 Done-Amalia 1
Warluwarra yes 876 Done-Amalia 1
Warnman Yes 41 Done-Amalia 1
Djapu yes 84 1
Bilinarra yes 7.3.5 done 1
Wiradjuri no info done x
Aghu-Tharnggala No info 67 Y2 x
Narungga Yes 90 done 1
Tharrkari Yes 13 1
Wajarri No 138 0
Warungu yes 347 1
Adnyamathanha Y2
Baniwa yes Ramirez 2001 Patience Epps