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Re: A New Project From the Creator Of Silindion

From:Elliott Lash <al260@...>
Date:Monday, August 12, 2002, 3:41
In a message dated Sun, 11 Aug 2002 11:49:58 AM Eastern Standard Time, AL260@AOL.COM writes:

> > faceloran@JUNO.COM writes: > > > > Treyes Elliot Lash raf: > > <snip interesting system of verb markers> > > > > If you have both of those markers, are there some verbs that have > > neither? If not, then one of them is unnecessary and would probably be > > dropped from most longer verbs quickly. Or do they mark words as being > > verbs as well as what type? If so, then think about having different sets > > of conjugations with each type. >
Yes, there are some verbs that don't take the directional prefixes: those which are less transfer oriented. These verbs have slightly different morphology: jel- "to live" gnirak- "to snow" gai- "to sing about" (as opposed to jegai- "to sing to") mazhdrai- "to dream" The main differences are (using jegai- as a transfer verb and mazhdrai- as a non-transfer verb): Conjunctive participle: mazhdraiud "and dreaming" (+ud) ~ jegai (+zero) Imperative: mazhdraidz "dream!" (+dz) ~ jegairdz (+rdz) ~ (no- verbs:) nagigz "route, drive away!" Elliott Lash