Datapoint Tayo/Predicative adjectives

le is the subject index (SI), and it also occurs with verbs, e.g. tule ʃja le amboje [PL dog SI bark] 'The dogs are barking. / Dogs bark.' and can therefore not be considered a copula.

Values

No copula

Example 57-151:
ta ʃa:ti pu mwa!
ta
2sg
ʃa:ti
nice
pu
prep
mwa!
1sg
You are nice to me!

Source: Ehrhart 1993: 170

Example 57-152:
fo saʃ!
fo
oblig
saʃ!
wise
You have to be wise!

Source: Ehrhart 1993: 170

Example 57-41:
Pierre le ŋgra; Fabien le peti
Pierre
Pierre
le
si
ŋgra;
tall
Fabien
Fabien
le
si
peti
small
Pierre is tall. Fabien is small. OR: Pierre is taller than Fabien.
Confidence:
Certain