Datapoint Chinese Pidgin English/Existential verb and transitive possession verb

Got and hap got appear to be variants in expressing both possession (Feature 77 "Predicative possession") and existence.

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Identity

Example 20-111:
㕭合吉卑剪米其
You hap got pidgin makee?
You
2sg
hap
have
got
got
pidgin
pidgin
makee?
make
Have you any business to do?

Source: Tong 1862: VI.59

Example 20-114:
哈吉温必治噠
Hap got one peachee tart.
Hap
have
got
got
one
art.indf
peachee
peach
tart.
tart
There is a peach tart.

Source: Tong 1862: VI.48

Example 20-112:
㕭吉厚乜治卑時阿打
You got how muchee piecee order?
You
2sg
got
got
how
how
muchee
much
piecee
clf
order?
order
How many orders have you got?

Source: Tong 1862: VI.57

Example 20-115:
吉顚打鏬地化倫士
Got ten dollar differencee.
Got
got
ten
ten
dollar
dollar
differencee.
difference
There is ten dollars difference.

Source: Tong 1862: VI.57

Confidence:
Very certain