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Re: Grammatical Sketch of my Conlang

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Tuesday, October 12, 1999, 0:32
Austin Taylor wrote:
> Katabala Grammatical Sketch > > Noun Declension (singular/plural) > > Nominative: -u/-ili > Accusative: -un/-ilin > Genitive: -ua/-ilia > Ablative: (prepositional phrases): -umu/ilimu > > Nom: -ko/-kum > Acc: -kon/-kumun > Gen: -koa/-kuma > Abl: -komu/kumumu
Why are there two groups of endings? Are these endings used on different nouns?
> Because person and number are always contained within the subject, > verbs are not conjugated. Tense/mood is accomplished by adding the > appropriate particle directly before the main part of the verb (which > always ends in -er)
What do you mean by "the main part of the verb"? Do you mean before the actual verb itself? -- "No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens" - Abraham Lincoln ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTailor