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Re: Terkunan revision

From:Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>
Date:Monday, October 8, 2007, 13:16
On 10/8/07, Henrik Theiling <theiling@...> wrote:
> The last one was particularly confusing I think. Now that _il_ > has become _le_, it can obviously not be prefixed anymore because > _le kan_ is already occupied. So there is now an exception that > the 3rd persion pronoun cannot be prefixed and the normal > suffixed possessive with _de_ must be used: > > kan de le - his/her dog > > Although an exception, is seems very reasonable to me.
Indeed; it seems to me like a natural result had the two merged through, say, regular sound change. Cheers, -- Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>


Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>