Relative clause is correlative or adjoined

Word Order
e.g. 'what is running, the dog chased that cat'


Language Feature Status Grammatical Notes Source Created By Etymology Notes General Notes Phylogenetic Code
Cahuilla no Jane Hill
Cupeño no Jane Hill
Luiseño no Jane Hill
Serrano no Jane Hill
Kitanemuk no Jane Hill
Kawaiisu no Jane Hill
Timbisha Jane Hill
Western Mono no Jane Hill
Chemehuevi no Jane Hill
Southern Paiute no Jane Hill
Southern Ute no Jane Hill
Shoshone no Jane Hill
Comanche no Jane Hill
Idaho Shoshone no Jane Hill
Northern Paiute no Jane Hill
Gabrielino Jane Hill
Achagua yes Wilson & Levinsohn 1992: 143 Ana Paula Brandao
Resígaro no Allin, 1976: 368 Aimee Lawrence
Bare unclear Aikhenvald, 1995: 47-48 Ana Paula Brandao
Piapoco no Galindo, 2002: 241-242 Aimee Lawrence
Yukuna no Shauer & Shauer, 1978: p. 28 Aimee Lawrence
Yavitero no Mosonyi, 1987: p. 94 Aimee Lawrence
Wapishana no Santos, 2006: 247 Ana Paula Brandao, Amanda Meeks
Wayuu no Mansen & Captain, 2000: p. 799 Aimee Lawrence
Tariana no Aikhenvald, 2003: 537-538 Aimee Lawrence
Apurinã no Facundes, 2000: 572 Aimee Lawrence
Asheninka Apurucayali no Payne 1981:1011 Amanda Meeks
Maipure no Zamponi 2003:42,58 Amanda Meeks
Yanesha' no Duff-Tripp 1997:206-17 Daniel Valle
Kinikinau no info Daniel Valle
Baure no info Danielsen 2007:397-412 Daniel Valle
Nanti yes There are correlative subtypes of each of the three types of relative clauses. Michael, 2008. p. 402-414 Aimee Lawrence
Paresi no info Rowan 1978, Rowan and Burgess 1979, Brandão 2010 Daniel Valle
Palikur no info Launey 2003 Daniel Smith
Yine no info author does not address relative clauses Matteson 1965 Daniel Smith
Añun no info author does not discuss complex structures Patte 1989 Daniel Smith
Bora no Seifart - 2005:69-73 Amanda Meeks
Makiritare no Hall 1988: 53 Melody Ann Ross
Makushi no Carson 1982: 168 Melody Ann Ross
Eñepa no Daniel Valle
Pemon no info Daniel Valle
Guna no Smith texts Daniel Smith
Naso no Quesada 2000 Daniel Smith
Ika no Frank 1985:130-3 Daniel Valle
Kogi no info Daniel Valle
Cabecar no info Daniel Valle
Guaymí no Quesada 2008:173-5 Daniel Valle
Damana no info Daniel Valle
Sikuani yes Nominal prefixes on subject create the entire clause (show as one word). de Kondo (Vol.2) - 1985:4 Amanda Meeks
Macaguan no Buenaventura - 1993 Amanda Meeks
Aguaruna no Overall 2007:253-61 Daniel Valle
Northern Emberá no Mortensen 1999:127-30 Daniel Valle Catío
Waorani no info Daniel Valle
Ingá no info Daniel Valle
Matses no info Daniel Valle
Mapudungun no Zúñiga 2006, p. 249-51 Daniel Valle
Páez no info Daniel Valle
Quechua Ayacuchano no Soto 1976:152-4 Daniel Valle
Tikuna no info Daniel Valle
Urarina no Olawsky:320 Daniel Valle
Waunana no info Daniel Valle
Andoke no info Kelsey Neely
Puinave no info Mitz Perez, Daniel Valle
Central Aymara no Huayhua Pari 2001: 304 Shannon Dardis
Kakua no info not sure yet Bolaños fieldnotes Katherine Bolaños
Kaingang no info Silva 2011/Goncalves 2011 Daniel Smith
Minica Witoto yes Relative clause is marked using relative pronouns that precedes the relative clause but comes after the noun it modifies. (usually separate sentences) Minor and Minor 1982. p.95-96 Christopher Clack
Hup no Epps 2008 Pattie Epps
Nadëb/Roçado dialect no Weir 1984 Katherine Bolaños
Dâw no Martins 2004 Katherine Bolaños
Desano no Miller 1999, p.158-159 Chris Clack
Cubeo no cubeo uses adjoined clauses but the relativized NP clause is not internal to the clause Morse & Maxwell 1999, p. 152 Amanda Novak
Kotiria no Stenzel 2004 Amanda Novak
Makuna no Smothermon & Smothermon 1993, p.41 Chris Clack
Koreguaje no Cook & Criswell 1993, p.41 Chris Clack
Barasano no Jones & Jones 1991, p.149 Chris Clack
Tanimuca no Strom 1992, p.151 Chris Clack
Siona no info Wheeler 1987 Daniel Smith
Tukano no Ramirez 1997: 279-285 Kelsey Neely most common order; from examples
Yanomami no info Ramirez 1994 Kelsey Neely
Ninam no info Goodwin-Gomez Kelsey Neely
Sanumá no Borgman 1990: 129 Kelsey Neely
Surui no info Daniel Valle
Karitiana no Everett 2006:383-4 Daniel Valle
Nheengatu no Cruz 2011:510 Daniel Smith
Paraguayan Guaraní no Krivoshein and Acosta 2001:152-3 Daniel Valle
Aché no info Daniel Valle
Kokama no Daniel Smith
Nyangumarta yes done 1
Jingulu yes done 1
Wambaya yes done 1
Bunuba no done 0
Walmajarri yes Done-Claire 1
Nyulnyul no info done? x
Warrwa no info done x
Worrorra no info done X
Garrwa no info done X
Gooniyandi no info done x
Warlpiri no info done 0
Bardi yes done-Claire 1
Yugambeh Y?
Yorta Yorta no info done x
Yir Yoront Done-Dan
Yindjibarndi no 183-184 done-Dan 0
Yidiny yes done-Catherine 1
Yanyuwa n/a Done-Austin 0
Yandruwandha no info Done-Dan x
Yan-nhangu not yet
Yalarnnga no info Done-Dan x
Woiwurrung no info done-Amalia x
Wirangu No info done x
Wemba-Wemba no info done-Amalia x
Warumungu yes 58 done-Amalia 1
Wangkumara no info done X
Uradhi Maybe 378-83 Y 1
Paakantyi no info Y-Hannah X
Pitta-Pitta yes 216 Done-Amalia 1
Pintupi no info done-Hannah x
Nyungar no info done x
Nhanta yes 130 Done-Hannah 1
Ngiyambaa yes 294-301 Done-Emily 1
Ngayawang yes 3 done-Amalia 1
Muruwari no info Done-Dan x
Mayi-Yapi Maybe 72-73 done 1
Martuthunira yes 241-243 done 1
Marrgany yes 336 Done-Amalia 1
Kuuk Thaayorre No 533 Done-Amalia 0
Kuku Yalanji no info 181 Done-Jessica x
Kugu-Nganhcara No 430 done-Amalia 0
Kaurna yes 13 done-Amalia 1
Kalkatungu yes 100-1 Done-Dan 1
Jaru yes? 168-9 Done-Amalia 1
Guugu-Yimidhirr No info Done-Amalia x
Gureng Gureng no info Done-Amalia x
Gumbaynggirr no 366 done-Amalia 0
Gugu-Badhun no info done-Jessica x
Yuwaalaraay Yes 113 1
Dyirbal No 99 done-Amalia 0
Duungidjawu yes 104 done 1
Djinang Yes 207 Done-Amalia 1
Djabugay done
Diyari yes 188-189 done-Hannah 1
Dharawal no info done-Hannah w Dhurga) x
Darkinyung no info done x
Bularnu n/a Done-Austin 0
Biri no 61 done-Jessica 0
Bidjara-Gungabula no info done-Jessica x
Batyala no info Done-Amalia x
Arabana yes 266 Done-Dan 1
Alyawarr no? 134-6 done 0
Nyikina yes done-Claire 1
Yawuru Y-Claire
Yulparija no info Done-Amalia x
Wathawurrung maybe 82 done 1
Mathi-Mathi no info done-Amalia x
Hunter River and Lake Macquarie no info done-Amalia x
Thanggati yes 69-70 done 1
Katthang no info done-Amalia x
Panyjima no 198 done 0
Ngarinyeri No 32 done-Amalia 0
Kurrama no info done-Dan x
Yingkarta yes Done-Claire 1
Githabul No 47 Done-Amalia 0
Gunya yes 336 Done-Amalia 1
Kunjen No 56 Done- 0
WesternTorres yes? FO 133 done 1
Wakaya no done 0
Yindjilindji no info done x
Bandjalang No 123 Done-Amalia 0
Ngaatjatjara No 114 done 0
Arrernte No 321 0
Kokatha no info x
Karajarri No 396 Done-Amalia 0
Pitjantjatjara Yes G 156 1
Ritharrngu Maybe 111 Done-Amalia 1
Warrgamay No 72 Done-Amalia 0
Warluwarra n/a Done-Amalia 0
Warnman no info Done-Amalia x
Djapu no info x
Bilinarra no info done x
Wiradjuri no info done x
Aghu-Tharnggala Maybe 73 Y2 1
Narungga No info done x
Tharrkari Yes 53 1
Wajarri Yes 113 1
Warungu no info X
Adnyamathanha Y2
Yagua no Payne and Payne 1990 Daniel Smith
Baniwa no Ramirez 2001 Patience Epps