Re: Re : Re: LONG: Another new lang
|From:||Dr. David E. Bell <dbell@...>|
|Date:||Friday, November 12, 1999, 18:43|
> Dans un courrier dat=E9 du 26/10/99 14:12:33 , Paul a =E9crit :
> Irina :
> > The above cases are marked by unbound prefixes, shown as below:
> > >
> > > Def Indef
> > > Abs. oa 0
> > > Erg. an an
> > > Vol. eiz eim
> > If it's a prefix, how is it unbound? If it's a separate word, why no=t
> > call it an article (as indeed you do below)?
> > <<<<<<
> > A good point, and accepted. Consider it done.
> no way ! they're called "clitics" (french : "enclitiques") in japanese.
Depends. Since they are separate words, they are not prefixes, but wheth=
they are articles or clitics depends on whether they are phonologically
bound to their hosts. BTW, Mathias, if "clitics" is "enclitiques" in
French, how do you make the distinction between "proclitics" and