Datapoint Sranan/Predicative locative phrases

The copula may sometimes be absent before drape/dape ‘there’.

Values

Invariant copula

Example 2-189:
Den pikin ben de na skoro.
Den
the.pl
pikin
child
ben
pst
de
cop
na
loc
skoro.
school
The children were at school.

Source: Winford & Migge 2008: 702

Example 2-190:
A owru de baka a doro.
A
det
owru
machete
de
cop
baka
back
a
det
doro.
door
The machete is behind the door.

Source: Wilner 1992: 18

Example 2-191:
A boi fu dya bakasey no drape moro?
A
the
boi
boy
fu
from
dya
here
bakasey
behind
no
no
drape
there
moro?
more
The guy in the back is not there anymore?
Confidence:
Very certain