Re: Re : Re: Conculturish question Re: OFF : updated tunu grammar
|From:||Boudewijn Rempt <bsarempt@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, October 27, 1999, 5:45|
On Tue, 26 Oct 1999, From Http://Members.Aol.Com/Lassailly/Tunuframe.Html w=
> Dans un courrier dat=E9 du 26/10/99 18:59:15 , Paul a =E9crit :
> > OFF: How real do other people find the "dilingo effect" to be? How lin=ked=20
> > it
> > to Sapir-Whorf? Is there anything else that produces it as consistent=ly?
And Denden of course ;-). Reduplication is used for plurals, habitual
aspect and exemplars. Denden is a language's language - see, English
nearly reduplicates, too.
Boudewijn Rempt | http://denden.conlang.org/~bsarempt
> > =20
> > http://www.dilingo.com/
> reduplication - whether full or partial - has been a natural feature of
> sumerian and is still in all austronesian, chinese, malayo-polynesian
> and many african languages.