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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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Selkup shows clear tendencies for the cliticization of the copula, but the freestanding inflected copula can still appear on occasion.
It chimes a tacit reminder, too, of the copula that is finally censored clean out of hearing: "dust and ashes" lean on the linking verb of the preceding line ("earth is"), but suppress it ("dust and ashes [are] all that is").
Perhaps they are, along the lines I suggested when discussing a similar question in connection with Fabro: whatever else it may be, a fact is something that can be stated, and that, when stated, leans heavily, whether explicitly or implicitly, on the copula, the verb esse or to be.
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The zero-copula construction can be analyzed as a subtype of the copular one (basically, the copula is omitted under certain circumstances), but the positional construction is indeed of a different kind.
In the case of the missing copula in AAVE, we saw that the linguistic zero is defined in terms of the absence of structural material in a place where we--the speakers, presumably, of standard English--ordinarily expect there to be something.
8v, "Quotiens, inquam, gravissimas inimicitias sustulir, acerrima odia sedavit, pernitiosissima bella restrinxit hac coniugali copula.
Candela was hired to design the copula atop the building, and Suarez became a patron to other mainly Spanish and Mexican artists.