Re: Distinction between adjectives and adverbs
|From:||taliesin the storyteller <taliesin@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, June 21, 2000, 11:11|
* Barry Garcia <Barry_Garcia@...> [000621 11:44]:
> I've been wondering, is it necessary to have a distinction between
> adjectives and adverbs? If so, why? In Saalangal i've been treating the
> two the same, and not using any suffix or whatever to make a distinction.
`Adverb' is often defined as whatever didn't fit into any of the other
word-categories... Some adverbs (the -ly ones for instance) modify verbs
or adjectives, like in "He walked *quickly*", while others modify the
entire sentence or are straight out weird. I've combined adjectives and
the first type of adverbs in my lang, the weird ones are in a currently
unnamed category of their own.