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Re: HELP: a few questions

From:bnathyuw <bnathyuw@...>
Date:Friday, August 16, 2002, 14:16
 --- JS Bangs <jaspax@...> wrote: > H. S.
Teoh sikyal:
> > Why is this a problem? Yivrian has no indirect > discourse, but I've never > felt bad about it. Who says every language has to > have every construction? >
nor sanskrt : "he said 'i'm going'" and "he said he was going" come out as |gaccha:mi:tyava:dit| ( ga'ccha:mi iti a'va:dit ) |gaccha:mi|, 1sing present of |gam|, go |iti| thus ( reported speech marker ) |ava:dit|, 3sing aorist of |vad|, say interestingly |iti| can also give reported though. my book gives this example: |punarvadati:titiSThanti| ( punar vadati iti tiSThanti ) they stop to hear him speak further ( lit. 'he is speaking again' so-thinking they halt ) bn __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Everything you'll ever need on one web page from News and Sport to Email and Music Charts