Re: Looking for a term
|From:||John Vertical <johnvertical@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, September 6, 2006, 12:29|
>On 9/2/06, taliesin the storyteller <taliesin-conlang@...> wrote:
> > * Scotto Hlad said on 2006-09-02 09:27:29 +0200
> > > I'm looking for a term to describe a particular form in an a priori
> > > I'm creating.
> > This very much looks like Basque, except the "auxiliary" follows the
> > meaning-carrying verb in Basque.
>And it reminded me of negation in Finnish, which IIRC uses an
>inflected-for-person auxiliary to indicate the negation followed by a
>not-inflected-for-person form of the meaning verb. (I'm not sure which
>of the two is inflected for tense or aspect.)
It's called "the negativ verb", so along that model, maybe yours would be
"the aspectual verb" - or "an", since I gather you're going to have more
-The actual verb in Finnish comes after the auxiliary in a participle form.
All TAM marking except imperativ are also on this participle; historically
there were more forms, but it's still been a crippled paradigm already in
--- Scotto Hlad wrote:
>The verb portion may not necessarily be a verb per say. Lets think in terms
>of an adjective like "blue." When combined with the aspectus (my proposed
>term) inflected for inchoative, the combination means "becomes blue, turns
>Xyz blue = he turns blue
>Xyz cold = it is getting cold
>Yesterday xyz blue = yesterday he turned blue.
So when the "verb part" IS a verb, what form is it in? I don't think you
mentioned that. Is it just a generic quotation-form-infinitiv, or something