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Re: Re : Re: Creole vs. Pidgin

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Saturday, July 24, 1999, 23:59
"From Http://Members.Aol.Com/Lassailly/Tunuframe.Html" wrote:
> i mean the first, saying latin tagging is not consitent. it's no tense, it's > all > aspective, that is, aspect within the definition of the verb before > aspectivation > of the sentence.
So, what you're saying is that the conjugation the verb is placed in has an actual aspectual meaning? That, for instance, -are verbs have an inherent aspectual sense? If so, what are the meanings of the conjugations? -- "[H]e axed after eggys: And the goode wyf answerde, that she coude not speke no Frenshe ... And then at last a nother sayd that he woulde haue hadde eyren: then the goode wyf sayd that she vnderstood hym wel." -- William Caxton ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTailor