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Shoebox: Outfixes

From:Arthaey Angosii <arthaey@...>
Date:Saturday, December 21, 2002, 21:33
Sorry to post another Shoebox-related post, but there don't seem to be any
forums online for Shoebox users.  This is the only place I can think of
where I have any hope of finding others knowledgeable about the program.  :/

I don't have any trouble working with prefixes, suffixes, and infixes.
However, Asha'ille also has outfixes, for lack of a better term.  For
example, the outfix ml-ml marks possession and would look like |mlarml| for
"his", |ar| meaning "he".  I have the following entry:

\lx ml-
\ge POS
\a  -ml

Unsurprisingly, this parses, but not ideally:

ml-  ar ml-
POS- he POS-

What I want instead is:

ar ml-ml
he POS

If this were the only outfix, I could live with it, but Asha'ille has
several outfixes.  :(


PS - I wonder if Shoebox could handle Maggel?  It doesn't seem to like even
small doses of maggelinious (makes me think of "gelatinous" :) 'fixes.


daniel andreasson <danielandreasson@...>
Arthaey Angosii <arthaey@...>Shoebox: Circumfixes (was Outfixes)
Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>
Joseph Fatula <fatula3@...>