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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' vs. 'als'). **Henrik