Re: Help with grammatical term
|From:||Jim Henry <jimhenry1973@...>|
|Date:||Monday, August 25, 2008, 12:41|
Some languages mark comitativeness with a derivation rather
than a case inflection or adposition (or optionally with a derivation
or an adposition either one); in Greek the preposition "syn"
can be used as a prefix to derive verbs meaning "to do X along with
someone", or nouns meaning "someone who does X in company
with someone", "co-~-er". The Esperanto preposition "kun"
is used in the same way, though it doesn't undergo sandhi
of course as prefixive "syn-" does (at least not phonemic sandhi;
maybe allophonic sandhi before a velar).