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Re: Aorist

From:DOUGLAS KOLLER <laokou@...>
Date:Thursday, March 23, 2000, 4:16
From: "FFlores"

> Eric Christopherson <raccoon@...> wrote:
> >>vagiath yl si 'I have eaten' <- *'Eaten by-me there-is' > >> vagiis ei si 'I am eating' (focus on progressive aspect) > >> <- *'Eating I there-is'
> >That's an interesting way to express those, using there-is plus a
> I don't know where I got it from. :) Just made it up on > the spot. But it looks nice to me.
Japanese has these: Kaita koto ga aru. wrote "affair" ga I have written (before). Kaite aru. having.written It's written down. Kaite iru. having.written I am writing. Kou