Re: THEORY: Gender in verbs
|From:||Jesse Bangs <jaspax@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, October 2, 2007, 4:18|
Yep. I'm impressed that you found it!
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."
> >>>What other parts-of-speech might plausibly agree with verbal gender?
> >>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
> < http://www.jaspax.com/lang/content/view/21/28/