Pronoun system (was Re: Old Norse)
|From:||Oskar Gudlaugsson <hr_oskar@...>|
|Date:||Monday, June 19, 2000, 17:11|
>I constructed a numberless pronoun system and received the following
>4. I+you = we, inclusive #1
>5. I+he = we, exclusive
>6. you+he = you, pl
>7. I+you+he= we,inclusive #2
>Does any language distinguish between numbers 4 and 7, and if so what do
>they call it?
Cool. I came up with this once too, with some added elaborations (e.g.
"I+two" and "I+plural" would be 1.p. dual and plural). Does it exist in a
natlang, and if not, why not? Is there something inherently unnatural about
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