Value Variable copula

Language:
Chinese Pidgin Russian
Parameter:
Predicative locative phrases

Examples

  1. Голова его - там, а ноги - туда.
    Galava iwo tam, a nogi tuda.
    Galava
    head
    iwo
    3sg
    tam,
    there.loc
    a
    but
    nogi
    foot
    tuda.
    there.dir
    Its (the Earth's) head is there (to the North-Est), and its feet are there (to the South-West).

    See Arsen'ev 1949: 210

  2. Ольга тогда ещё белый сиди.
    Olga tada isio belyj sidi.
    Olga
    Olga
    tada
    then
    isio
    still
    belyj
    white
    sidi.
    sit
    The white forces were still in Olga.

    See Fadeev 1982: 12