Datapoint Pidgin Hawaiian/Predicative locative phrases

Locative clauses without an overt copula account for the majority of cases, whereas clauses with noho for locative are in the minority.

Values

Variable copula

Example 71-132:
Pehea la kanaka ma kela hale wau?
Pehea
why
la
mod
kanaka
person
ma
loc
kela
det
hale
house
wau?
1sg.poss
Why is that person at my house?
Example 71-131:
Akahi Japani noho ma kela hale pake!
Akahi
indf
Japani
Japanese
noho
cop
ma
loc
kela
det
hale
house
pake!
Chinese
A Japanese is at the Chinese house!
Confidence:
Certain