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"To be" or not "to be"? (was Re: TRANS: something slightlymore deep)

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Tuesday, February 8, 2000, 1:39
Dan Sulani wrote:
> My conlang, rtemmu, does not have a "to be" copula.
Oh, I'd also like to add that W *does* have a copula - two in fact. However, they can only be used to connect nouns, never by itself. -- "If the stars should appear one night in a thousand years, how would men believe and adore, and preserve for many generations the remembrance of the city of God!" - Ralph Waldo Emerson ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTailor