Re: QUESTION-New project
|From:||Pablo Flores <fflores@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, February 14, 1999, 14:58|
Tim Smith wrote:
> At 08:40 PM 2/12/99 -0800, Jim Grossman wrote:
> >JimG -- Say, for those like me who came in late, could you illustrateyour
> >statements with nonce-examples with English lexemes? I want to knowmore
> >about proximate vs. obviative, applicatives, direct/inverse marking, the
> >promotion of NP's to direct object status, etc.? This help will makeand
> >other listers very grateful. :-)
I'm certainly grateful.
> Thanks for your interest! It seems like a lot of people have justrecently
> rejoined the list. So I think what I'm going to do is just quote,verbatim,
> big chunks of my previous posts on this. I'm not sure it will all make
> sense (I was trying to be clear without being overly verbose, whichdoesn't
> come easily to me), so if anything is unclear, please feel free to sayso.
The examples are quite clear, so thanks a lot. But since you mentioned
the Tagalog trigger system, I'd like to know a bit about it (I mean, from
anyone who knows). I did read a description of it some time ago, but it was
quite ininteligible. How does it work?