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Re: Non-concatenative perfect in Tokana

From:dirk elzinga <dirk.elzinga@...>
Date:Thursday, August 24, 2000, 18:34
On Wed, 23 Aug 2000, J Matthew Pearson wrote:

> Dirk Elzinga will be please to learn that I have finally come up > with a use for the "-i-" infix I described on this list a week or > so ago--thereby reintroducing non-concatenative morphology into > Tokana. I've now decided that the function of this infix is to > mark the perfect on verbs (which used to be marked with a > suffix).
> Here's the scoop: > > [snip]
This is very nice, Matt! Now let's see about getting reduplication back in there :-). Dirk -- Dirk Elzinga