Value No copula

Language:
Kriol
Parameter:
Predicative locative phrases
References
Hudson 1985: 82

Examples

  1. Fo Jukuna kid iya.
    Fo
    dat/poss
    Jukuna
    Jukuna
    kid
    child
    iya.
    here
    Jukuna's child is here.

    See Hudson 1985: 72

  2. Bijilain main tharrei.
    Biji-lain
    fishing-line
    main
    1sg:poss
    tharr-ei.
    dist-dir
    My fishing line is there. (Said as a warning)
  3. Thei langa yad.
    Thei
    3pl
    langa
    loc
    yad.
    yard
    They [are] in the yard. (referring to chickens)
  4. Imin la Ningbingi yet, afta imin go la Agail then.
    Im=in
    3sg=pst
    la
    loc
    Ningbingi
    Ningbingi
    yet,
    yet
    afta
    afterwards
    im=in
    3sg=pst
    go
    go
    la
    loc
    Agail
    Argyle
    then.
    then
    He was in Ningbingi at that time, afterwards he went to Argyle.
  5. Oletaim, yuno, wa mibala bin la steshen.
    Oletaim,
    always
    yuno,
    you.know
    wa
    subord
    mibala
    1pl
    bin
    pst
    la
    loc
    steshen.
    station
    All the time, you know, when/that we were on the station.