Re: New language grammar--what needs work?
|From:||Taka Tunu <takatunu@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, December 4, 2005, 12:18|
>>>>Because this is an agglutinating language.> And why not use nouns
instead? This isn't designed to be simple. It's an
(soon-to-be)artlang, not a log/eng/auxlang.
> "I sit @ now @ the underneath of the chair @ the outside of the house and Iwalk
> @ the past @ (the midst of) mud @ the (surface of) the road @ the proximity of
> the forest."
I was not intent on going there. Rather, I read once a book with several Papuan
language grammars and some "agglu(tinative)native" ones had interesting
mandatory spacial and dispositional(?) auxiliary verbs like "to stand by", "to
lie down", "to stoop" that were mandatory with any verb and combined with space