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Re: (Separable) suffixes?

From:Eugene Oh <un.doing@...>
Date:Friday, February 23, 2007, 16:32
What was the etymology of the German dichotomy between "ausmachen" and
"macht aus"? If the original form were the latter and the former were
just an attempt at imitating the Latin way of affixing their
prepositions to verbs--i.e. as prefixes, not prepositions--then the
problem is solved.


2007/2/23, Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>:
> On 2/22/07, <MorphemeAddict@...> wrote: > > the German "prefix" is no more or less > > part of its verb than the corresponding English verb particle. > > Sounds about right to me. > > Cheers, > -- > Philip Newton <philip.newton@...> >


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