Re: The cost of time
|From:||Elliott Lash <al260@...>|
|Date:||Monday, February 11, 2002, 0:49|
William Annis <annis@...> writes:
> In English one "spends" time. Sometimes you pass time.
> It just occured to me I have no way in Vaior to say "I spent much of
> today reading."
> How do other languages handle this idea? I'm thinking mostly about
> natlangs, but conlangs that have avoided the monetary associations
> would be interesting to me, too.
Aujourd'hui j'ai passe/ beaucoup de temps a lire.