Re : Re: Marking and Imperatives
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|Date:||Friday, October 15, 1999, 17:10|
Dans un courrier dat=E9 du 15/10/99 15:32:14 , Tal a =E9crit :
> > Still, that introduces an interesting question: *are* there languages
> > where 1st person singular is unmarked in performative verbs?
> AFMCL, the verb isn't marked for person, unless it is in a relative
> clause. Furthermore, the 1st person pronoun is only used for emphasis
> and when the 1st p. is not the agent, but needs to be marked for case.
> Funny, I don't have a verb 'to thank' yet...
i guess Nick asks for a language where persons are marked and
1st person is 0.
then dutch is maybe a good example.
same as Tal, i have problem identifying this because the
foreign languages i know a bit don't affix person tags on verbs.