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Re: THEORY: Uses of reduplication

Date:Sunday, March 2, 2008, 18:22
In a message dated 3/2/2008 06:59:58 AM Central Standard Time,
caeruleancentaur@YAHOO.COM writes:

> 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 > it. > > Ella llora, llora, llora. > She kept on crying and wouldn't stop. > > Charlie >
Is that even reduplication? It seems to me to be mere repetition. stevo </HTML>


David J. Peterson <dedalvs@...>