Re: Basque Gender Marking (was Re: Further language development Q's)
|Date:||Friday, October 1, 2004, 19:02|
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From: Thomas R. Wier <trwier@...>
> From: Rodlox <Rodlox@...>
> > > On 28 Sep 2004 "Thomas R. Wier" <wrote:
> > > > The same cannot be said of Sumerian: especially early on, it was
> > > > often the case that *no* grammatical elements were written down,
> > so...no word order?
> In many languages, word-order is rather irrelevant to basic
> grammatical structures like who-does-what-to-whom. I'm not
> a sumerologist, but I'd assume that very early on, word-order
> was not consistently written down, either.
um...I'm sorry, but - I - was - joking -.