Re: No plural morpheme
|From:||Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, November 24, 2007, 23:20|
I think it was Kazakh, actually. The lang was, in any case,
identified; I just saw the offset text first.
On 11/24/07, email@example.com <li_sasxsek@...> wrote:
> > [mailto:CONLANG@listserv.brown.edu] On Behalf Of Mark J. Reed
> > Sent: Saturday, November 24, 2007 16:50
> > To: CONLANG@listserv.brown.edu
> > Subject: Re: No plural morpheme
> > "You know you're a linguaphile if..."
> > > kitap = 'book'
> > > kitaptar = 'books'
> > > ùsh kitap = '3 books'
> > I had no idea what language this was, but I saw "ktp"="book" and
> > immediately thought "Arabic family"... and I don't really know any
> > Arabic, either. :)
> It think it was a Turkish example, but the Arabic "kitab" occurs in a
> lot of different languages across Asia. All the way to Indonesia.
Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>