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Re: Never violate a universal unless it seems like a good idea at the time

From:Herman Miller <hmiller@...>
Date:Monday, September 8, 2003, 0:02
On Sat, 6 Sep 2003 12:29:56 EDT, Doug Dee <AmateurLinguist@...> wrote:

>#9 is about question particles that come at the beginning or end of a >sentence to indicate it's a question. E.g., in Esperanto, a yes/no question begins >with "C^u" (or cxu or chu or however you want me to represent >c-with-circumflex). > >Esperanto conforms to this universal -- its question particle is initial, and >Esperanto is prepositional. > >If a prepositional language has a sentence-final question particle, that's a >violation.
Hmm... I'm pretty sure Ludireo violates this one. It's been a while since I looked at Ludireo syntax, but I seem to recall that it's prepositional.