Datapoint Belizean Creole/Predicative noun phrases and predicative locative phrases

Note that da is the nominal copula and the locative copula.

Values

Differentiation

Example 9-139:
Di djadj n̩ di dakta da gud fren.
Di
the
djadj
judge
and
di
the
dakta
doctor
da
cop.nom
gud
good
fren.
friend
The judge and the doctor were good friends.

Source: Escure's 1992 materials

Example 9-70:
Onli i hɛd dɛ owta di mod.
Onli
only
i
its
hɛd
head
cop.loc
owta
out.of
di
the
mod.
mud
Only the (bottle) neck was protruding out of the sand bottom.

Source: Escure 1983a: 37

Confidence:
Very certain