Value Variable copula

Language:
Gurindji Kriol
Parameter:
Predicative adjectives
References
Meakins 2007

Examples

  1. Nyantu yapakayipiya yet.
    Nyantu
    3sg
    yapakayi-piya
    small-bit
    yet.
    yet
    He was only little then.

    See DOBES database 2007-2008

  2. KR libim im, im yapakayi.
    KR
    NAME
    lib-im
    leave-tr
    im,
    3sg.obj
    im
    3sg
    yapakayi.
    small
    KR leave him alone, he's only little.

    See ACLA database 2003-2006

  3. I bin top yapakayi nyanawu.
    I
    3sg.sbj
    bin
    pst
    top
    be
    yapakayi
    small
    nyanawu.
    RECOG.dem
    She was young then, you know who I mean.

    See ACLA database 2003-2006