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Re: THEORY: Gender in verbs

From:Jesse Bangs <jaspax@...>
Date:Tuesday, October 2, 2007, 4:18
> >>>What other parts-of-speech might plausibly agree with verbal gender? > >>[snip] > >>If there are "pro-verbs" (proforms for verbs), they might agree as well; > >>pronouns frequently "agree" with the gender of their referent. > > > >AFMCL, Yivrian does this. Verbs are classed as stative or active, > >which has a semantic component, but there is quite a bit of > >arbitrariness in the actual assignment of individual verbs. There are > >two pro-verbs, an active one (atya) and a stative one (eya), chosen > >according to the class of the verb they replace. > > This is described at > < > , > right?
Yep. I'm impressed that you found it! -- JS Bangs "amazing grace it sounds like razors in my ears that bell's been ringing now for years someday i'll give it all away that's how you sing amazing grace." - Low