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Re: Dropping from the root

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Thursday, July 19, 2001, 22:19
Mangiat wrote:
> or Japanese, where 2nd person pronouns, according to the few > I've read about it, are very, very rare.
Actually, there are quite a few 2nd person pronouns in common use, however, they're mostly confined to addressing equals or inferiors. When addressing superiors, one generally uses names and/or titles, like "sensei", "otoosan" (father), or "niichan" (Older brother). -- Cenedl heb iaith, cenedl heb galon A nation without a language is a nation without a heart - Welsh proverb ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTaylor42