Datapoint Pichi/Suppletion according to tense and aspect

The identity copula is suppletive with respect to affirmative and negative polarity ( vs. noto) and with respect to tense/aspect (nà/noto vs. bi).

Values

Strong suppletion according to tense only

Example 19-97:
Mi mecanico.
Mi
1sg.emph
cop
mecanico.
mechanic
I'm a mechanic.
Example 19-98:
À gò bi mecanico.
À
1sg.sbj
pot
bi
cop
mecanico.
mechanic
I'll be a mechanic.
Example 19-99:
È kan bi una desgracia.
È
3sg.sbj
kan
pfv
bi
cop
una
a
desgracia.
disgrace
It came to be a disgrace.
Confidence:
Very certain