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Re: Question about a Mood

From:Roger Mills <romilly@...>
Date:Tuesday, June 27, 2000, 3:28
Nicole wrote:
>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)..."