Datapoint Singlish/Predicative adjectives

Variation is not systematic.

Values

Variable copula

Example 21-98:
Cos I lazy, I don’t want to draw the curtain.
Cos
because
I
1sg
lazy,
lazy
I
1sg
don’t
do.neg
want
want
to
to
draw
draw
the
det
curtain.
curtain
Because I am lazy, I don’t want to draw the curtain.

Source: Fong 2004: 83

Example 21-99:
Careful, laksa very hot.
Careful,
careful
laksa
laksa
very
very
hot.
hot
Be careful, the laksa is very hot.

Source: Ansaldo 2009: 140

Example 21-49:
Your book is nicer.
Your
2.poss
book
book
is
cop
nicer.
nice.comp
Your book is nicer.

Source: Wee & Ansaldo 2004: 70

Confidence:
Very certain