Re: How to do "But/However"
|From:||Harold Ensle <heensle@...>|
|Date:||Monday, March 20, 2006, 5:19|
On Sun, 19 Mar 2006 16:00:37 +0200, John Vertical
>I think I see what you mean. However, using "vaan" to join affirmative
>clauses still sounds wrong to me; I don't think it's standard Finnish, or
>part of any major dialect either, which is why I wrote it's only used in
>"not A but B".
I think you are right here. For some reason I had the
impression (many years ago) that it could be used after
an affirmative clause, but looking into it again, I can't
find an example of it. I am a bit irritated with the
grammar where I had gotten this, because it wasn't
very clear on this point.