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Re: Lingua Frakas...question re: TMA (tenses,mood & aspects)

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Sunday, May 14, 2000, 6:13
Jonathan Chang wrote:
> progressive is like "I will be... "... continuative is also known as > "habitual" as in "he always loses"
Ah, I'd never heard the term "continuative" used for that aspect. ObConlang, W's habitual can be combined with past, present, or future, but I don't know how common "future habitual" would be ... -- "If the stars should appear one night in a thousand years, how would men believe and adore, and preserve for many generations the remembrance of the city of God!" - Ralph Waldo Emerson "Glassín wafilái pigasyúv táv pifyániivav nadusakyáavav sussyáiyatantu wawailáv ku suslawayástantu ku usfunufilpyasváditanva wafpatilikániv wafluwáiv suttakíi wakinakatáli tiDikáufli!" - nLáf mÁldu nÍmasun ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTailor