Re: Word ordering
|From:||Robert B Wilson <han_solo55@...>|
|Date:||Friday, August 23, 2002, 23:07|
Peter Clark <peter-clark@...> korte:
> So are
> there any natlangs (or conlangs, for that matter) that have asignificant
> difference in order between transitive and intransitive sentences?
I once did a conlang that used SV for intransitive sentences and VOS for
transitive sentences, except I gave up on it before I started working on
the vocabulary. It also has 18 noun cases, 4 numbers (singular, dual,
triple, and plural), and 10 verb tenses. No wonder I gave up on it :-)
Robert Wilson (Elentirno Pereldar) (mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org)
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I yessessë Eru ontanë Menel ar Cemen.
I yessessë ëa Quetta ar Quetta né as Eru ar Eru né Quetta.
"Ananwa," eque erye, "i ilúvë ná carmë Eruva. Ilyë nati nar tanwi