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Re: draqa syntax - help please?

From:H. S. Teoh <hsteoh@...>
Date:Monday, October 2, 2000, 13:24
On Sat, Sep 30, 2000 at 08:45:17AM -0700, Autumn Yasmin Ajinqwai wrote:
> Your > conveyant to 'ei-' (toward) or 'ieh-' (successfully > to).
Surely you mean the receptive not the conveyant? The conveyant is the moving object; the receptive is the destination/goal. [snip fascinating list of correspondences]
> Well, it seems that the main difference (superficially > of course) between our systems is that since draqa has > no Nouns/Verbs, sometimes the central Event in my lang > corresponds to the Conveyor or Originator in your > lang, where a Verb would be the Event. Cool.
Very interesting! I'd love to know more about draqa syntax :-) [snip]
> Well, it would be nice to find a current theory that > such systems would fit into. The description I posted > before, however, is definitely much more "natively" > intuitable, and would probably representative of the > draqa's theory of their own language.
Same here. Although there might be some contorted way to represent our langs in current linguistic theory, I think a more "intuitive" description of the systems (such as we're posting here) is much more useful. [snip]
> draqa is definitely meant for humans - for example... > me! :)
:-) T