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Re: Keeping Track of Ambiguity in your Conlang?

From:Jeff Jones <jeffsjones@...>
Date:Saturday, August 31, 2002, 20:18
On Fri, 30 Aug 2002 19:46:07 -0400, John Cowan <jcowan@...>

>Roberto Suarez Soto scripsit: > >> Has it some special use, or is it mainstream? > >It is certainly not colloquial, but literary: Aragorn asks Arwen >"Will you cleave to me?" Because of the following proposition,
^^^^^^^^^^^ Don't you mean _prEposition_? It seems to me the whole sentence is the _prOposition_, in more than one way.
>there is no ambiguity. This is homonymy, not polysemy: the >two words have different Old English antecedents. > >-- >Business before pleasure, if not too bloomering long before. > --Nicholas van Rijn > John Cowan <jcowan@...> >


John Cowan <jcowan@...>