Re: Tirelat's newly found activeness
|From:||Herman Miller <hmiller@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, February 12, 2000, 4:25|
On Fri, 11 Feb 2000 21:57:43 +0100, daniel andreasson
>> In any case, both cases in Tirelat are marked.
>Really? Why? (Ok, stupid question in the conlang world, but apart from
>that you wanted to... :)
Basically the case marker acts as an article, marking the beginning of a
>> Everything in Tirelat syntax is either a noun, verb, adjective, adverb, or
>> a grammatical particle that marks the function of words and holds phrases
>> together. So a relative clause, for instance, is formally a prepositional
>> phrase that functions as an adjective.
>That's neat. So, do the particles also make prepositional phrases or
>how do you handle those? Do you use a particle that might be seen as
>a preposition that makes up an adverbial phrase?
A preposition is one type of grammatical particle, such as "o" which
basically corresponds to the genitive case, or "mi" which identifies a
source of information (like "according to" in English). Other kinds of
particles include the case markers and conjunctions.
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