Re: A Conlang by the group: parts of speech
|From:||Mathias M. Lassailly <lassailly@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, October 11, 1998, 10:50|
Like in Japanese, I won't need pre/postpositions to speak our conlang ;-)
Let me give you examples that may show it's easy (tags all are suffixes, but I'd
prefer cases in front) with just nouns and verbs in suspensive ord adverbal
me-TOP wood-UNERG go_through-PRED-SUSP/ADV house-DIR go_to-PRED
'I go to the house via the wood'
me-UNERG-TOP door-GEN-MOD front-SITU stay-PRED
'I stay by the front of the door'
The only needed 'prepositions' are SITUATIVE and LATIVE case tags, except if there
are already SITUATIVE and LATIVE VERBS :
me-UNERG door-ATTR-MOD front-PAT to_stand_by-PRED-SUSP/ADV stay-PRED
'I stay at the front of the door'
Then I don't even need these SITUATIVE and LATIVE cases ;-)
That's why I don't care very much about pre/pospositons : I don't hold them for
different from cases.
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