Datapoint Batavia Creole (Tugu)/Predicative noun phrases

In Tugu, the absence of copula with predicative noun phrases is frequent.

Values

Variable copula

Example 43-86:
[...] iste duminggu teng dia grandi Pengstër.
[...]
[...]
iste
dem
duminggu
Sunday
teng
cop
dia
day
grandi
big
Pengstër.
Pentecost
[...] next Sunday is a holiday, Pentecost.

Source: Maurer 2011: 66

Example 43-87:
[...] nos djenti sera.
[...]
[...]
nos
1pl
djenti
people
sera.
countryside
[...] we are people from the countryside.

Source: Maurer 2011: 67

Confidence:
Very certain