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Modification by a demonstrative
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The content noun may not be modified by a demonstrative pronoun in the bare partitive construction, although it may be in case the two nouns are joined by a preposition.

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The following sentences show that the content noun may not be modified by a demonstrative in a bare partitive construction containing a measure noun, though it is allowed in a prepositional partitive construction:

Example 1

a. *In kilo dizze flikken
in kilo these chocolates.drops
A kilo of these chocolate drops
b. In kilo fan dizze flikken
a kilo of these chocolate.drops
A kilo of these chocolate drops
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