Re: Distinction between adjectives and adverbs
|From:||Jim Grossmann <steven@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, June 22, 2000, 20:45|
AFAIK, you don't need a morphological distinction; adverbs and adjectives
can have the same endings or lack thereof. I think there always has to be
some syntactic distinction, though, between modifying a noun and modifying a
verb. That is, unless the language in question happens to be Allnoun.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Barry Garcia" <Barry_Garcia@...>
Sent: Wednesday, June 21, 2000 2:41 AM
Subject: Distinction between adjectives and adverbs
> 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.
> This ain't a yes, this ain't a no, just do your thang, we'll see how it