Re: Question about a Mood
|From:||Roger Mills <romilly@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, June 27, 2000, 3:28|
>X, which was used for storytelling. What mood would be used for this?
>See, the things I want to use it for are this: a)fiction (storytelling)
>and b)when you are recounting something you know isn't true>
For (a), at least, many langs. have particles/affixes that can be translated
"it is said...". Perhaps for (b) you could have something like "it is
claimed (falsely)..." vs. "it is claimed (truly, or without judgment)..."