2SG in non-verbal predication of the equative
absolutive} can appear alone or with another functor, locative or source of the action, or another absolutive (giving an equative
, such as Bill is the culprit).
Nominal predicates can provide a greater variety of constructions such as equative
, existential, topic-comment, and 'it-is-named' constructions.
It seems that every language picked a spatial case at hand or even developed a completely distinct marker like the Tsez Equative
Here the possessor is the logical subject, while the possessed object is the grammatical subject of an equative
Iron nominative boex boex-toe boex genitive boex-i boex-t-i boex-y dative boex-oen boex-t-oen boex-oen allative boex-moe boex-toe-moe boex-moe ablative boex-aej boex-t-oej boex-aej inessive boex-i boex-t-i boex-y adessive boex-boel boex-toe-boel boex-yl comitative (boexi xoeccoe) (boexti xoeccoe) boex-imoe equative
boex-au boex-t-au boex-au pl.
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The consistent pattern can generally be illustrated by means of the first--involving an equative
and specifying predication with main verb was, whose subject is a definite noun phrase (this bleak place overgrown with nettles) and whose complement is a definite noun phrase (the churchyard) giving the common name of the object or entity periphrastically characterised by the subject.
Examples of the equative
reduplicative construction can be found in Finnish, e.
Abbreviations ABS absolutive ADVLZR adverbializer APP applicative ART article BLC Basic Locative Construction BLF Basic Locative Function CONJ conjunction COP copula DET determiner DETR detransitive DIM diminutive EMPH emphatic EQU equative
F feminine FOC focus HAB habitual INESS inessive LOC locative MED medial N neuter NEG negative NF nonfuture NMZR nominalizer ORIENT orientativePERF PERF perfect PL plural PN pronoun PP postposition PRES present PROG progressive PRSUP presuppositional marker PSPV Picture Series for Positional Verbs (Ameka et al.
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