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Re: evolving languages

From:Peter Bleackley <peter.bleackley@...>
Date:Friday, January 17, 2003, 12:06
At 11:17 17/01/03 +0100, you wrote:
>En réponse à Nik Taylor <yonjuuni@...>: > >> >> Spanish, too. Amare habeo -> amaré. And furthermore, some dialects >> have lost the synthetic future for the new pariphrastic "voy a amar", >> altho AFAIK, there's no evidence that that, too, will become a >> synthetic >> form anytime soon. >> > >Well, it took more than 1000 years for the periphrastic AMARE HABEO to turn >into a synthetic future tense. Give the new Spanish form some time ;)))) . > >Christophe. >
It makes me wonder whether a future form of English might have such forms as "I wigo", "I wibee" etc. "Future English"- now there's a conlang idea for somebody - is anybody doing anything along those lines? I imagine there'd be some Spanish influence, possibly some from Indian languages too. Pete Bleackley


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