|From:||Edward Heil <edheil@...>|
|Date:||Friday, March 5, 1999, 20:07|
For the Boranesian-impaired... Nominative? Ergative? What kind of
transitivity system does Boranesian have?
Ever since I heard of Ergative languages I've wanted to make one...
>Date: Fri, 5 Mar 1999 18:38:37 +0100
>Reply-To: Constructed Languages List <CONLANG@...>
>From: Kristian Jensen <kljensen@...>
>Subject: Re: cases
>To: Multiple recipients of list CONLANG <CONLANG@...>
>You can even be very extreme like I have been when describing
>Boreanesian cases. Two cases; Core and Oblique. That's it. Reason
>for this is cuz they really have multiple functions: the oblique
>case is used only during oblique (non-nominative/ergative - ie.,
>non-Core - cases), and the core cases for "unmarked" (ie., core)
>cases. 8-)))) Pragmatics plays an important role.
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