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Re: No plural morpheme

From:Carsten Becker <carbeck@...>
Date:Monday, November 26, 2007, 15:53

Informal Ayeri does not mark obvious plurals as well when adverbs of measure
are involved:

  pelang-ikan (stone-many)
  layra-aril (girl-some)

The standard dialect marks plural for numbers, though:

  nangaye mensing (houses hundred)
  hinye samla-iri (boxes twenty-five)

Many dialects don't necessarily do that however:

  siku kay (pan three)
  idyan malan (coin twelve)

Now I hope that I remember this when I write the respective chapter in the
grammar ;) Problem is, I don't strictly follow my own rules when giving



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