Re: OT: German particles (was Re: OT: German Imperatives)
|Date:||Wednesday, May 16, 2007, 11:25|
In a message dated 5/16/2007 5:33:35 AM Central Daylight Time,
> I tried it myself once, but my problem was that there are so many
> different usages and that each one was hard to pinpoint. I neither
> knew whether I found a good explanation for a given sentence, and I
> neither knew whether I found all possible sentences. And when looking
> at the resulting set of sentences per particle, it was often hard to
> find a link, which was actually something I had hoped to find.
> Your list is quite good, actually, I think. But you are also missing
> many usages -- which was one of my problems, too.
Sounds like a job for NSM.