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Gean go (a copula of absence and transition)

The copula of going can select Verb Phrases (VPs) headed by the following verb forms: a bare infinitive, a to-infinitive and a present participle.

In addition, the following phenomena are discussed: the copula of going is accompanied by a to-infinitival clause of purpose and the copula hinnegean go selects Verb-Initial infinitival clauses.

The copula gean go shares properties with wêze be and with bliuwe stay.