Re: conlang dreams
|From:||Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>|
|Date:||Monday, November 18, 2002, 20:33|
Amanda Babcock wrote:
>Ok, I know people have dreamed in their languages before, but how about
>dreaming about grammar?
I've dreamt about German grammar. _Pleasant_ dreams too, which probably
tells volumes of how deeply disturbed my mind is.
I've dreamt of some conlang grammar too, but can't recall any details. I
tend to dream of all kinds of weird stuff; I once asked my family members at
breakfast if a war had broken out I don't remember where, or if I 'd just
dreamt that. It turned out I had dreamt about watching the news ...
>In my dream this morning, some object kept wanting to take the agentive
>derivational affix, so that it could be the do-ER, and I was trying to
>keep a locative or instrumental derivational affix of some kind in it,
>so that it would be the done-WITH or done-ON object.
>I think the verb was throne-sitting. I wanted the thing to be a throne,
>and it wanted to *sit* on one :)
You've got a unitary verb for throne-sitting?
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