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R: Re: draqa syntax - help please?

From:Mangiat <mangiat@...>
Date:Thursday, September 28, 2000, 16:32
Jörg wrote:

> Nur-ellen is a zero-copula language; and as "the woman" isn't actively > doing anything in this sentence, the case marking is objective. > > As I said, predicative nouns and adjectives are marked for tense: > > Voromir gondirent e Davrob`l. > OBJ.Boromir OBJ.mayor-PAST GEN.PART OBJ.Tavrob`l > "Boromir was mayor of Tavrob`l." > > (Yes, case and tense markers on the same word! So here is the > 64,000 dollar question: is _gondirent_ a noun or a verb?)
Vaiysi has a copula, but this is directly fixed after the nominal part. So you have words as this: Liranounid You'll become a singer : ) Neat, isn't it? Luca