|From:||DOUGLAS KOLLER <laokou@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, March 23, 2000, 4:16|
> 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 aparticiple.
> 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 there.is
I have written (before).
It's written down.
I am writing.