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Re: C'ali update: Split-S cross-referencing, agentive pivot

From:Ian Spackman <ianspackman@...>
Date:Thursday, July 17, 2003, 11:42
At 10:08 17/07/03, Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>
>En réponse à John Cowan : > > >>Anglophone dictionaries omit the second of these, which can (always?) be >>deduced from the citation form and the infinitive. > >IIRC, there are some cases where the second form cannot be guessed in this >way. I'll have to check if I can find such an example...
There are (fero, volo, nolo, eo), but they are few and are generally treated as irregular. It doesn't seem that giving the second person is ever useful except to flag the irregular verbs as such (it doesn't give enough info to conjugate the irregular verbs). But all this is dependent on my rusty memory, of course. Ian


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