Re: Article about "new" Conlang
|From:||Garth Wallace <gwalla@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, February 6, 2003, 7:11|
Nik Taylor wrote:
> Garth Wallace wrote:
>>Japanese has no plural marking for nouns
> It does, actually. Two active suffixes, in fact. -tachi and -gata;
> -gata being more respectful. However, they're never obligatory (except
> with pronouns), and are rare with non-human nouns.
Huh. I didn't realize that "-tachi" could be suffixed to anything but
"watashi". You learn something new every day...