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Adjective verb compounding

From:Peter Bleackley <peter.bleackley@...>
Date:Tuesday, June 10, 2003, 15:58
Does anyone else have a language that uses adjective-verb compounding? In
Khangaþyagon, when an adjective is used as a predicate, it compounds with
the verb.

Eg, "A wicked man" is "rik ukhrin", but "The man was wicked" is
"ukhrindahing rik", not *"dahing rik ukhrin", in which ukhrin would be an
attribute of rik. It's partially inspired by adjective tenses in Japanese.



Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>