The most common such verb in koine Greek is, of course, εἰμί, but γίνομαι (‘I become’), ὑπάρχω (‘I begin to be, I exist’, ‘there is’ in the impersonal use) and καλέω (‘I call’) can also be used as linking verbs.
A sentence with a linking verb is diagrammed as below. A vertical line separates the subject and verb, and a second slanted line sets off the predicate nominative.
As mentioned in an earlier post, sentences can be long and complicated, and a diagram will reflect this. Here, for example, is a sentence from the United States Constitution (Amendment 5):
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