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NG-NA correlation ...

From:Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>
Date:Tuesday, October 7, 2003, 20:25
In the languages I know of, noun-genitive syntax seems to correlate with noun-
adjective, and similarly genitive-noun with adjective-noun. Is this
a "universal" tendency, or just an artifact of the smallish sample?

I'm wondering because I'm trying to decide on Meghean's behaviour on this
point. Of course, to complexify matters, Meghean uses noun-genitive syntax, but
possessive pronominal clitics go before their nouns (as in _me-ghean_, lit "our-



JS Bangs <jaspax@...>
Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>