Datapoint Belizean Creole/Predicative locative phrases

There is a special locative copula de [COP.LOC] probably derived from 'there'.

Values

Variable copula

Example 9-144:
Bra fayaflay dɛ da staan bra anansi dɛ da bo.
Bra
Brother
fayaflay
Firefly
cop.loc
da
at
staan
stern
bra
Brother
anansi
Anansi
cop.loc
da
at
bo.
bow
Brother Firefly was at the stern, and Brother Anansi was at the bow.

Source: Escure 2004: CD

Example 9-145:
Krab wey in.
Krab
crab
wey
way
in.
in
Crabs are way in. OR: Crabs bury themselves deep (in the sand).

Source: Escure's 1992 materials

Confidence:
Certain