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Re: Clauses, etc

From:Rik Roots <rikroots@...>
Date:Tuesday, January 29, 2002, 19:37
> Yes, it is that guy that hides in the depths of the list, I had to change my > email address unfortunately. >
> I never really understood fully clauses and that sort of grammar, so in my > unseeing blindness, i attempted to construct a clause system. Basically, > you enclose the clause in "" if I am trying to say, "The man that > john hit yesterday is angry" Using that in English is should turn out to be > "Nihk The man john his yesterday il is angry". You follow? I hope I've got > the right idea with clauses here. >
I had great fun doing clauses in Gevey. I used the idea of a conjunction (link word) at each end for Gevey relative clauses - a sort of switch-case system. Feel free to pop in for a browse, when you've got a moment to spare.
> Any help or criticism is helpful, be reminded, I have NO idea what I'm > talking about! > > - Joel Heikkila >
Best wishes Rik -- The Gevey language reference