Impersonal pronouns (was: Re: cookbook)
|From:||Daniel Andreasson <daniel_noldo@...>|
|Date:||Friday, July 6, 2001, 9:21|
Irina Rempt wrote:
> > Valdyan uses the second person singular in the present tense.
> > Those forms are also used for the imperative but I prefer > seeing it as
>descriptive: "you take... you put...".
Padraic Brown wrote:
>Kerno uses the 2nd singular in the future tense (indicative).
The Nolltod (Noldor) use a shortened form of 'elf' developed
from Quenya _queen_ used as an impersonal pronoun. In Cein
this becomes _cui_ [kUj]. The unstressed form is _ce_ [tSE]
or [tS@] from Quenya _quen_. The unstressed form is obviously
much more used than _cui_.
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