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Re: New Language Sketch (was Re: Conlang Gender)

From:Barry Garcia <barry_garcia@...>
Date:Thursday, December 2, 1999, 2:54 writes:
>Well, you could think of _gustar_ as "please" or as "like". I tend to >think of it as meaning "to like" with an odd use of the dative.
Well, in my opionion, it's easier to think of it as "to please" since the indirect object pronouns make more sense that way. It's also easier on beginning learners to define it as "to please"(IMHO), since in all of my beginning classes, the confusion over it's use was thinking it meant "to like".=20 ______________________________________ Today is: 10 B=E1lu 3 Yak 2 =C1ngi