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    capula

    what is the meaning of copula

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    Re: capula

    Hello Mohamed Shiehata,

    In the future, would you please use a dictionary to find definitions of a word?

    copula |ˈkäpyələ| noun
    Logic & Grammar
    a connecting word, in particular a form of the verb be connecting a subject and complement.
    Oxford Dictionaries Online

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    Re: capula

    A 'joining word' - related to 'couple, 'copulate'... and so on: Copula (linguistics) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    (Until I read your question I thought it was a typo for 'scapula'.)

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    Re: capula

    ...or cupola

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    #5

    Re: capula

    "copola"

    several.

    We had a couple of beers last night.


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    #6

    Re: capula

    Quote Originally Posted by mohamed shiehata View Post
    what is the meaning of copula

    NOT A TEACHER


    (1) Another popular term for a copula is a linking verb.

    (2) In English, we always have to have a verb.

    (3) Sometimes a verb does not show action.
    (a) It is something like the equals symbol (=).

    (4) For example, in some languages you can say:

    She beautiful.

    (a) In English, however, we must say She is/looks beautiful.

    (i) As you can see, those copulas connect the word "She"

    with the word "beautiful." (She = beautiful)

    (5) As you know, the most common copula is "to be."

    (a) As I said, in some languages, you can say "Today very hot."

    (i) But in English, we must say "Today is very hot," " I am hungry," "They

    were sick," "Next month will be February," "The cake smells good,"

    "Mr. X seems like a very nice and kind teacher."

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