Datapoint Nicaraguan Creole English/Predicative adjectives

The occurrence of predicative adjectives with a copula is definitely more common than in San Andres Creole English but constructions without a copula still abound, too.

Values

Variable copula

Example 11-231:
Tasba histri iz priti.
Tasba
Tasba
histri
history
iz
cop.prs
priti.
pretty
The history of Tasbapauni is pretty.

Source: Nicaragua project recordings CD

Example 11-229:
Shi get kreezi [...] so shi kreezi nou.
Shi
3sg.f
get
get
kreezi
crazy
[...]
[...]
so
so
shi
3sg.f
kreezi
crazy
nou.
now
She went mad [...] so she is insane now.

Source: Nicaragua project recordings CD

Example 11-230:
Shi woz veri gud.
Shi
3sg
woz
cop.pst
veri
very
gud.
good
She was very good at it.

Source: Nicaragua project recordings CD

Confidence:
Very certain