Re: Relative clauses
|From:||Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, June 28, 2006, 10:47|
R A Brown writes:
> As I understand it 'when you are going' is a noun clause, being the
> direct object of 'I know'. In Classical Latin:
> scio quando iturus sis.
> 'quando' means "when" only as an _interrogative_. The relative "when"
> is 'cum', e.g.
> cum ad flumen pervenissent pontem fecerunt.
> When they arrived at the river, they made a bridge.
Which Modern Romance languages distinguish this?
(German does, btw., the English 'when' is manifold: 'wann' vs. 'wenn'