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Re: tonal languages

From:Etak <tarnagona@...>
Date:Tuesday, December 16, 2003, 15:53
Etak wrote:

> I > want to make my language inflecting too. So > you might > be able to say, "I can't see. I need light/to > see," > because you would use the infinitive form of > the verb > "to see" but with the tone that says that the > word is actually "light".
Costentin Cornomorus wrote: Mightn't that be interpreted as "I need to light" then? I guess it would, wouldn't it? Perhaps if the word in question had a syllable appended to it to indicate that the word has two meanings, it would work? ---Etak ______________________________________________________________________ Post your free ad now!