Datapoint Cape Verdean Creole of Santiago/Predicative noun phrases

Values

Invariant copula

Example 30-158:
Maria ê kantadera.
Maria
Mary
ê
be
kanta-dera.
sing-er.f
Mary is a singer.

Source: Lang 2012

Example 30-159:
[...] tudu kel ténpu si almusu éra mandióka kru [...].
[...]
[...]
tudu
all
kel=ténpu
dem.sg=time
si=almusu
3sg.poss=lunch
éra
be.ant
mandióka
manioc
kru
raw
[...].
[...]
[...] the whole time his lunch consisted of raw manioc [...].
German: [...] diese ganze Zeit über bestand sein Mittagessen aus rohem Maniok [...].

Source: da Silva 1987: 35

Confidence:
Certain