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Synonyms for copula

an equating verb (such as 'be' or 'become') that links the subject with the complement of a sentence

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He examines copulae in Arabic and Semitic, modifiers and relative clauses, relative causes to recursion, case-ending as copulae, and works beyond Arabic copulae to puzzling properties of Arabic noun phrases.
2010, Fitting High-Dimensional Copulae to Data, SFB 649 Discussion Paper, 2010-022, Humboldt-Universit/it zu Berlin, Germany.
Patterson observes that, in his modal logic, Aristotle uses modal copulae rather than modal predicates.