Value Variable copula

Language:
Fa d’Ambô
Parameter:
Predicative noun phrases
References
Creus & Brunat 1992: 163

Examples

  1. Untu, Palea se sa tela-no-syi ngandyi.
    Untu,
    between
    Palea
    Palea
    se
    dem
    sa
    be
    tela-no-syi
    village-1pl-dem
    ngandyi.
    big
    Among them Palea is our biggest village.
  2. Bibi sa wan patu dambu.
    Bibi
    Bibi
    sa
    be
    wan
    one
    patu
    bird
    de-Ambô.
    of-Annobon
    Bibi is an Annobonese bird.

    See Creus & Brunat 1992

  3. Bibi patusyi na xa lega pa ten lif.
    Bibi
    Bibi
    patu-syi
    bird-dem
    na
    neg
    xa
    evid
    lega
    let
    pa
    for
    ten
    have
    li-f.
    3sg-neg
    Bibi is a bird that does not let itself be caught.

    See Creus & Brunat 1992