140 Other forms/phrases for copula ʼbeʼ: before NPs

A - feature is pervasive or obligatory13
B - feature is neither pervasive nor extremely rare2
C - feature exists, but is extremely rare6
D - attested absence of feature40
X - feature is not applicable (given the structural make-up of the variety/P/C)14
? - no information on feature is available2

Feature area:
Verb phrase III: verb morphology
Typical example:
Ebry day da fishing day… ‘Every day is a day for fishing…’
Example source:
JamC (Patrick 2008: 624)
Variety World Region Type Value
Id Primary text Variety Variety Type