Datapoint Chinese Pidgin Russian/Predicative locative phrases

There are few examples of the absence of the copula or another verb in predicative locative phrases; the usual strategy would be to use a verb such as sidi 'to be sitting', xodi 'to walk'.

Values

Variable copula

Example 65-118:
Голова его - там, а ноги - туда.
Galava iwo tam, a nogi tuda.
Galava
head
iwo
3sg
tam,
there.loc
a
but
nogi
foot
tuda.
there.dir
Its (the Earth's) head is there (to the North-Est), and its feet are there (to the South-West).

Source: Arsen'ev 1949: 210

Example 65-119:
Ольга тогда ещё белый сиди.
Olga tada isio belyj sidi.
Olga
Olga
tada
then
isio
still
belyj
white
sidi.
sit
The white forces were still in Olga.

Source: Fadeev 1982: 12

Confidence:
Certain