Datapoint Louisiana Creole (old texts)/Predicative noun phrases

The copula is only obligatory if the subject is a noun.

Values

Variable copula

Example 53-278:
Toi (cé) eune bon fille.
Toi
2sg
(cé)
(cop)
eune
art.indf
bon
good
fille.
girl
You are a good girl.

Source: Neumann-Holzschuh 1987: 17

Example 53-280:
Mé corne là yé cé pa batême katin.
but
corne-là-yé
horn-art.def-pl
cop
pa
neg
batême
baptism
katin.
doll
But the horns are not child's play.

Source: Neumann-Holzschuh 1987: 79

Confidence:
Certain