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Re: Saalangal stuff

From:Barry Garcia <barry_garcia@...>
Date:Sunday, December 9, 2001, 0:57
Mersoradang ku Roger:
> >Is this Saalangal? Is -sorad- based on sulat (Ml. surat)?
Yes, very keen eye, Roger :)
> > > >Would you really have to? IIRC Tagalog could probably have 1. sumulat >(topic marker) Barry 2. sinulat (obl. marker) Barry and maybe 3. >nominalized-sulat (genitive marker) Barry.
Well, the patient trigger could be used, but it would be thought that the topic (the patient) is being omitted. Generally it's not done unless the topic is clearly known: Gesoradang ga Roger... PAT.write.past obl.trig Roger vs. Gesoradang ga Roger sun di cin email PAT.write.past obl.trig Roger in trig his email