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copula

 [kop´u-lah]
any connecting part or structure.

cop·u·la

(kop'yū-lă),
1. In anatomy, a narrow part connecting two structures, for example, the body of the hyoid bone.
2. A swelling formed during the early development of the tongue by the medial portions of the second pharyngeal arches; it is overgrown by the hypopharyngeal eminence and is not present in the adult tongue.
3. Obsolete term for zygote.
[L. a bond, tie]

copula

/cop·u·la/ (kop´u-lah)
1. any connecting part or structure.
2. a median ventral elevation on the embryonic tongue formed by union of the second pharyngeal arches and playing a role in tongue development.

copula

[kop′ū·lə]
Etymology: L
1 any connecting part or structure.
2 a median ventral elevation on the embryonic tongue, formed by union of the second pharyngeal arches, that represents the future root of the tongue. Also called copula linguae.

cop·u·la

(kop'yū-lă)
1. anatomy a narrow part connecting two structures (e.g., the body of the hyoid bone).
2. A swelling that is formed during the early development of the tongue by the medial portion of the second pharyngeal arch; it is overgrown by the hypobranchial eminence and is not present in the adult tongue.
[L. a bond, tie]

cop·u·la

(kop'yū-lă)
1. In anatomy, narrow part connecting two structures.
2. Swelling formed during early development of the tongue by medial portions of second pharyngeal arches.
[L. a bond, tie]

copula

any connecting part or structure.
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Particular lessons plans drawn from this rich history of inflections can be structured around the teaching of the following relevant features: Past tense marking (seven classes); Agreement marking (present indicative); Copula verbs ("to be" verbs).
It seems that etymologically, the root -r- of the positional verb PRV-ren 'human/liquid stands' may be identified as the common Kartvelian root * r- for the copula verb 'be' (cf.
From these idiosyncratic properties of copula verbs, we can assume that when a copula verb selects a pronoun as its subject, it requires a strict morphosyntactic value on its pronoun subject, but nothing on the subject's INDEX value (cf.
The children are observed to have difficulties not with tense per se but rather with the present tense of the copula verb and the past tense of regular verbs, while at the same time being as proficient as younger and age-matched controls in using the present tense with main verbs and the past tense of irregular verbs.