Re: expressing pleasure
|Date:||Tuesday, March 30, 2004, 5:30|
Andrew W Soukup <aws@...>
Subject: expressing pleasure
>>>How many of you express pleasure with a transitive verb such as 'to
like' as opposed to 'to be pleasing to.'
The one feeling pleasure is subject of active or attributive verb and the
stimulus for pleasure is stimulus (i mokoso nai...= @ stimulus that's...) or
primary object (preposition nai or no preposition) or agent (preposition
Also possible: The stimulus is subject of applicative/factitive verb and the
one feeling pleasure is object (no preposition or preposition nai).