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Re: about semitic morphology

From:David Peterson <digitalscream@...>
Date:Sunday, June 16, 2002, 22:38
In a message dated 06/16/02 9:37:27 AM, draqonfayir@JUNO.COM writes:

<< Maybe i'm forgetting all my Arabic, too, but i thought it was |maSdar|,
with the S being pharyngealized... and i'm pretty sure the ma(Sd/sD)ar of
SFR, assuming it's the one i learned - |yusaafir| "he travels" - is
|(al)safar|.  Unless you're thinking of a different paradigm of SFR,
which is a distinct possibility since i only too two semesters of Arabic,
and they were pretty slow semesters. >>

    Yes, yes, all correct, and it still shows how maSdar forms differ.
Thanks for the remind.  :)


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