Re: Quick language sketch -- Hrondu
|From:||Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>|
|Date:||Friday, January 26, 2001, 23:04|
Eric Christopherson wrote:
> I like that. Reminds me of Japanese desideratives (if that's the word) of
> the form tabetai: tabe "eat" + tai "want" = "I/he/she/we/etc. want to eat."
In Uatakassí, auxiliaries, including ní (want to), incorporate verbs.
So, I want to eat = slauníuki from láu (eat) + ní (want to) with
In later descendants, that became unproductive and limited to a few
Cenedl heb iaith, cenedl heb galon
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