Re: ANNOUNCE: My new conlang S11
|From:||H. S. Teoh <hsteoh@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, March 3, 2005, 18:40|
On Thu, Mar 03, 2005 at 03:57:09AM +0100, Henrik Theiling wrote:
> avoid this reference to roles. A role is simply defined by its verb.
> There is no generic agent, there is someone who asks. There is no
> generic patient, but only someone who is hit, etc.[...]
I like this. But how would you translate something like "what are you
doing today"? Or, "who did what?" Or, "what did he do to her?" Since
there would not be a generic agent.
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