Re: THEORY: Uses of reduplication
|From:||Douglas Koller <laokou@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, March 2, 2008, 15:55|
From: caeruleancentaur <caeruleancentaur@...>
> The Wikipedia entry on reduplication is quite extensive! It does not
> mention, however, it's use in Spanish as an intensive/continuative,
> perhaps because it is colloquial or regional. The Mexicans
> hereabouts use it frequently. It often has a negative feeling about
> Ella llora, llora, llora.
> She kept on crying and wouldn't stop.
"She cried and cried (and cried)."
Not so mystical.