Re: tonal languages
|Date:||Tuesday, December 16, 2003, 15:53|
> want to make my language inflecting too. So
> you might
> be able to say, "I can't see. I need light/to
> 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"
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?
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