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Re: A single Saalangal (Saalkamis) sentence.

From:Roger Mills <rfmilly@...>
Date:Friday, October 8, 2004, 20:33
Ph. D. wrote:

> Hmmm. I have a textbook of Malagasy, and I've worked > through about half of it. I'm not a linguist, but it doesn't seem > to be a trigger language to me, at least not the way the > Philippino languages work.
Could you post a few examples sentences? I'll see what my dictionary says (I think there's a little summary grammar in the front). I last looked at the grammar way back when.
>The most interesting feature > is that the headword must be the subject in a relative clause, > so there are ways to mark the verb for active, passive, and > oblique. >
That's true of Ml/Indonesian too.