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Although Dolgan lacks double person marking, the fact that Dolgan requires a copula in the past tense is areally significant.
In this article, we introduce a novel Bayesian multivariate model based on the use of parametric copula to account for dependencies between various lines of insurance claims.
One of the consultants mentioned that two other constructions can also be used: one with a copula, one with zero copula, such as the examples below:
William Labov's paper on the missing copula in African-American Vernacular English (AAVE) may translate into this sort of case.
I at first took the title to indicate that Augustine's theology of creation was to be discussed in relation to, and as a product of, earlier thinking on the subject (especially given that the sub-title clearly refers to the development of Augustine's own thought): the "closer connection" version of the copula.
I suspect that multiple choice, identification, and short-answer tests bear much of the responsibility for the valorization of the copula, as do the slogans so dear to our hearts, e.
The correlation between losses is modeled using simple copula, where Franzetti recommends the use of the normal or t-copula.
2) While discussing the issues around the term "predicate", and the constructions with the verb olema to be in particular, the author claims that "This kind of problem is irrelevant in Russian syntax because the copula is absent from the surface structure, and the adjective or the noun functions as the surface predicate".
pronoun that serves as a copula is unlikely, since in the so-called tripartite sentences we do not find the "copula" pronoun in phrase initial position.
8226; Hedge funds display slightly more than half of the time statistically significant alpha when measured with non-linear copula methods
distinctions Frege had drawn' (70), hazards the opinion that 'Frege's influence can be detected in Wittgenstein's move from copula to form' (109) and deems Wittgenstein's account of the relationship between language and the world to be 'a synthesis of two influences, Frege's and Russell's' (69).