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 (kŏp′yə-lā′tĭv, -lə-tĭv)
1. Grammar
a. Serving to connect coordinate words or clauses: a copulative conjunction.
b. Serving as a copula: a copulative verb.
2. Of or relating to copulation.
n. Grammar
A copulative word or group of words.

cop′u·la′tive·ly adv.
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Just as the roles of smart and dumb must perpetually flip in the performance of comedic irony, the "I" and the idiotic failure in "ich bin" continuously invert into one another, copulatively.