Re: THEORY: Betreft: Re: THEORY: two questions
|From:||Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>|
|Date:||Monday, March 27, 2000, 10:32|
At 11:52 27/03/00 +0200, you wrote:
>Well, here are my examples (although Dirk has given some too):
>from Shopen *Language typology and Syntactic description* p.171:
>Chickasaw 'be sitting' bini'li in singular, chi'ya in dual and
>binohma in plural.
>Moses-Columbian dialect of Salish contains at least 22 pairs of roots
>differing in number as sg. vs pl. expressing the expected rannge of
>meanings such as 'sit', 'stand', 'lay', 'down a round object', 'kill' etc..
>Thus 'one sits' is tláq-x, while 'several sit' is y@r-íx.
That's really a net feature! I'm gonna steal it for Itakian :)) I like it
very much. And as Itakian has singular, paucal, plural and collective, I'm
gonna try to find a nice system for that :)
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