Value Invariant copula

Language:
Chinese Pidgin English
Parameter:
Predicative locative phrases
References
Tong 1862: VI.64; Tong 1862: VI.38; Darwent n.d. 1905: iii; Tong 1862: IV.50

Examples

  1. 濕波素急頓糯吉涉
    [...] supposo captain no got ship.
    [...]
    [...]
    supposo
    suppose
    captain
    captain
    no
    neg
    got
    got
    ship.
    ship
    [...] if the Captain is not on board.

    See Tong 1862: VI.64

  2. 未士ΔΔ哪吉口素
    Missyter X no got houso.
    Missyter
    mister
    X
    X
    no
    neg
    got
    got
    houso.
    house
    Mr X is not at home.

    See Tong 1862: VI.38

  3. Mississy have got?
    Mississy
    Miss
    have
    have
    got?
    got
    Is Mrs X at home?

    See Darwent n.d. 1905: iii

  4. 希阿分士塔唏
    He often stop here.
    He
    3sg
    often
    often
    stop
    cop
    here.
    here
    He is often here.

    See Tong 1862: IV.50