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Re: Strange voices

From:Stone Gordonssen <stonegordonssen@...>
Date:Wednesday, April 23, 2003, 15:21
>Your sentence (quoting from memory)-- > mat (P) slept-on cat (Obl.) > >and some of the other exs. struck me as very Philippine, where almost any >constituent in the sentence can receive focus, indicated by the proper verb >affix (and the subject marker, which you don't >have; word order or case marking would work as well).
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