Datapoint Awtuw / Zero Copula for Predicate Nominals

Language:Awtuw
Feature:Zero Copula for Predicate Nominals by Leon Stassen
Value:Possible

Examples

Sentence igt-94:

Yen w-æy-re
Yen
2 sg
w-æy-re
NONFACT -go- fut
You will go.

Sentence igt-95:

wan po ‘w-æy-rere
wan
1 sg
po
foc
‘w-æy-rere
NONFACT -go- desid
I am the one who wants to go.

Sentence igt-96:

wan po rameyæn
wan
1 sg
po
foc/cop
rameyæn
human being
I am a human being.

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