Value Invariant copula

Language:
Berbice Dutch
Parameter:
Predicative locative phrases
References
Kouwenberg 1994a: 120-124

Examples

  1. n jɛndə mingi ben eni for alandi ka
    eni
    3pl
    jɛn-da
    be-there
    mingi
    water
    ben
    inside
    eni
    3pl
    furi
    not.be
    alandi
    on.land
    ka
    neg
    They live in the water, they are not on land.

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 602

  2. da iʃi twalen jɛnda hiri
    da
    foc
    iʃi
    1pl
    twɛ
    two
    alen
    alone
    jɛn-da
    be-there
    hiri
    here
    The two of us alone were here.

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 176