Re: Ong Rokbeigalmki (A Rokbeigalmki Chant)
|From:||Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, September 30, 1999, 23:12|
Don Blaheta wrote:
> Larousse indicates that the all- forms (present tense allons and allez,
> infinitive aller, participle all=E9, and all the subjunctive and imperf=ect
> forms) derive from Latin *ambulare*,
Same source as Spanish "andar", to walk.
> "to walk", while the va- forms
> (present tense vais, vas, va, and vont) are from *vadere* and the ir-
> forms (all future and conditionel forms) are from *ire*; both meaning
> "to go". Iirc from my Latin class, vadere and ire were already
> suppleted by classical times, no?
Vadere was regular, except for the perfect stem, vas-, but ire was very
> Who can say what direction that will eventually take, though?
Probably je-, etc., as prefixes, while moi, etc. as free words, like in
Latin with ending -o and word ego.
Oh Lord, grant that we may always be right, for thou knowest we will
never change our mind. - Scots Prayer
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