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Re: No plural morpheme

From:Michael Poxon <mike@...>
Date:Saturday, November 24, 2007, 17:08
My lang does this; it has no nominal plural markers at all. Plurality is
shown in the auxiliary, for instance:
Bere engu ineda "I saw the horse" (lit: I saw it, horse)
Bere engu inera "I saw the horses" (lit: I saw them, horse)
> > I'm trying to keep Senjecan grammar as uncluttered as possible. I > thought that I might not use a plural morpheme if the plurality of the > noun was obvious as when, say, a number qualified the noun. > > What are your experiences with this in either a natlang or your > conlang? I believe that Japanese does this. >