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Re: Senyecan Verb Idiom I

From:Michael Poxon <m.poxon@...>
Date:Sunday, January 16, 2005, 20:12
Omeina uses a different types of construction for each of these ideas, one
adverbial, the other using a declined abstract noun.
(Using the verb mene, to go)

I go = mene da

I am just about to go = I am towards the going
meninaro da
men - ina - ro
[go] - [abstract suffix] - [adessive case]

I have just gone = I am new gone
mene lan da
[go] [new] [I am]


> In your various conlangs how do you express the concepts: > 1. to have just > and > 2. to be about to
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