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Re: Aorist

From:Aidan Grey <urso@...>
Date:Thursday, March 23, 2000, 1:42
FFlores wrote:
> > 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 participle. > > I don't know where I got it from. :) Just made it up on > the spot. But it looks nice to me. >
Those are almost identical to the way Irish forms such constructions: Ta/ me/ ag obair. 'I am working' lit. 'I am at working' Aidan