Datapoint Fa d’Ambô/Predicative noun phrases

Values

Variable copula

Example 38-137:
Bibi sa wan patu dambu.
Bibi
Bibi
sa
be
wan
one
patu
bird
de-Ambô.
of-Annobon
Bibi is an Annobonese bird.

Source: Creus & Brunat 1992

Example 38-138:
Bibi patusyi na xa lega pa ten lif.
Bibi
Bibi
patu-syi
bird-dem
na
neg
xa
evid
lega
let
pa
for
ten
have
li-f.
3sg-neg
Bibi is a bird that does not let itself be caught.

Source: Creus & Brunat 1992

Example 38-136:
Untu, Palea se sa tela-no-syi ngandyi.
Untu,
between
Palea
Palea
se
dem
sa
be
tela-no-syi
village-1pl-dem
ngandyi.
big
Among them Palea is our biggest village.
Confidence:
Very certain