Value Variable copula

Language:
Chinese Pidgin English
Parameter:
Predicative noun phrases
References
Tong 1862: VI.9; Tong 1862: VI.14; Tong 1862: IV.50; Tong 1862: IV.39

Examples

  1. 希晏尼士文
    He honest man.
    He
    3sg
    honest
    honest
    man.
    man
    He is an honest man.

    See Tong 1862: IV.50

  2. 呼蚊㕭
    Who man you?
    Who
    who
    man
    man
    you?
    2sg
    Who are you?

    See Tong 1862: IV.39

  3. 鼻郎星加思厘
    Belong single sealee.
    Belong
    cop
    single
    single
    sealee.
    seal
    They are only single seal.

    See Tong 1862: VI.9

  4. 列地鼻郎花士其笠
    The tea belong first crop.
    The
    art
    tea
    tea
    belong
    cop
    first
    first
    crop.
    crop
    This is first crop tea.

    See Tong 1862: VI.14