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Re: No plural morpheme

From:caeruleancentaur <caeruleancentaur@...>
Date:Sunday, November 25, 2007, 18:39
>caeruleancentaur <caeruleancentaur@...> wrote:
>Senjecas has a collective suffix -ijos: âros, nut; arîjos, mast. I >could broaden the meaning as in Taroo-tachi: mheðmhîrus, bridegroom; >mhéðmhirîjos, sons of the bridegroom. At least, in this case, it >works. A meeting of bridegrooms is a little far-fetched!
While driving to Mass this morning, I was thinking about what I had written earlier this morning, the above. I realized that I had made a minor mistake. -os is the declension for perceivable objects, so 'âros, nut; arîjos, mast' is correct. However, -us is the declension for loquent beings, so 'mhéðmhirîjos' should be 'mhéðmhirîjus.' Charlie --- End forwarded message ---