Datapoint Negerhollands/Predicative noun phrases and predicative locative phrases

The copula a can be used for predicative noun phrases, but not for predicative locative phrases, while the copula we:s can be used both for predicative noun and locative phrases (Stolz 1986: 152).

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Overlap

Example 27-97:
Am a wēs di guardian fo di lion sinu.
Am
3sg
a
pst
wēs
be
di
det
guardian
guardian
fo
for
di
det
lion
lion
sinu.
3pl
He was the guardian for the lions.

Source: De Josselin de Jong 1926: 42

Example 27-92:
Ju a ēn wis man.
Ju
2sg
a
cop
ēn
a
wis
wise
man.
man
You are a wise man.

Source: De Josselin de Jong 1926: 56

Example 27-98:
Mi ha wēs da.
Mi
1sg
ha
pst
wēs
be
da.
there
I was there.

Source: De Josselin de Jong 1926: 15

Confidence:
Very certain