Example 1-31

Lampo de fulu tumussi, a de go passa abra.
Lampu
lamp
de
ipfv
furu
full
tumusi,
too.much
a
3sg.sbj
de
ipfv
go
go
pasa
pass
abra.
over
The lamp is (getting) overfull, it is going to overflow.
German: Die Lampe ist zu voll (Oehl), sie wird überlaufen. [op.cit.]

Comment:
Please note that de can be analyzed here as a progressive marker as well as a copula.
Type:
written (dictionary)
Source:
Schumann 1783: 132