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Re: Retranslation

From:Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>
Date:Thursday, February 21, 2002, 12:49
En réponse à Clint Jackson Baker <litrex1@...>:

> > Considering that this language has a speaking > population of one.... Seriously, it's because I have > trouble my own grammatical rules because I've never > written them down. I feel like I'd struggle with how > to express everything. Does anyone have advice on how > I can begin to write out my grammar, esp anyone with > agglutinating conlangs? >
Just look at my grammar of Azak, for an example of what can be done to describe an entirely agglutinative grammar. I grouped the suffixes by role and behaviour, and described them in that way. And since Azak doesn't have much of PoS, I didn't describe thnigs like "nouns" or "verbs", but how suffixes are added to roots to forms nominal and verbal words (the difference being that roots are not in essence nominal or verbal. Only the suffixes give them their function). Christophe. Take your life as a movie: do not let anybody else play the leading role.