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Re: Inflection for attitude and purpose (was: Re: Nauradi)

From:Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>
Date:Sunday, November 30, 2008, 16:53
On Sat, Nov 29, 2008 at 19:26, Jim Henry <jimhenry1973@...> wrote:
> Lojban has a set of attitudinal particles which, as best I understand > them, apply to a clause as a whole.
IIRC, those are in selma'o (grammatical category) UI, in which case they apply to "what comes before them" (loosely speaking), or to the clause as a whole if they are clause-initial. So you could attach them to a "noun" (sumti, argument) or a "verb" (selbri, relation), too, by putting them after the word you're modifying. Cheers, -- Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>