In linguistics, a copula is a word used to link the subject of a sentence with a
predicate (a subject complement), such as the word is in the sentence "The sky is
Jul 30, 2014 ... Linguistics ... The question arises both for languages with one copula and ... For
example, is the copula used in predicational copular clauses ...
Apr 22, 2014 ... Copular verbs are also referred to as linking verbs and copula. English Auxiliary
Verbs. The second type of verb in the English language is the ...
Sep 14, 2011 ... In what contexts can the zero copula occur in African-American Vernacular
English? What rules govern its use—for example, what makes she ...
at all in these clauses; in other languages there is a verbal copula joining the ...
cross-linguistic variation in the form and properties of copular clauses and ...
Proceedings of the 1999 Conference of the Australian Linguistic Society. 1.
Towards a Cross-linguistic Typology of Copula Constructions. TIMOTHY JOWAN
analyze the copula as a v or a V, i.e. as merged in the verb phrase. ... I am
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(linguistics, grammar) A word, usually a verb, used to link the subject of a
sentence with a predicate (usually a subject complement or an adverbial), that
unites or ...
English. Wikipedia has articles on: Copula (linguistics) and List of English
copulae ... Synonyms. linking verb · copula. Retrieved from ...
Be ("copula") links the subject of the clause to the following word that describes,
identifies, or locates the subject. Be has no particular meaning other than ...