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English question - correction

From:Josh Roth <fuscian@...>
Date:Friday, November 30, 2001, 6:20
In a message dated 11/29/01 2:34:49 AM, Fuscian@AOL.COM writes:
>More conlang: Kar Marinam has I think 12 cases. It doesn't have adpositions >at all. Things that are adpositions in other langs and are not expressed >by a >case form are indicated by adjectives. >For example: >you can say 'in the tree' by using the inessive case: "keligisni" where >"kelik" is 'tree' and "sni" is the inessive ending. >but 'under the tree' must be expressed with an adjective 'under' and the >inessive case: "blih kelikigimisni" where "blihgim" is 'under' - so it's >kind >of like saying 'in the under tree' >
I'm already making mistakes in KM! That second phrase should have been "blih kelikimisni." The k and g assimilate and become one. In the first example, BTW, the k becomes g due to a voicing mutation, if I can call it that, that -sni induces (which doesn't do anything in the second example, since m is already voiced.) The extra -i- is put in to break up what would otherwise be a 3-consonant cluster.
>>Tristan >> >> >> >>War doesn't prove who's right, just who's left. >> - BSD Games' Fortune > >Josh Roth >
Josh Roth