Re: Reflexive & Reciprocal Marked on the Verb
|From:||Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, September 3, 2008, 8:29|
On Wed, Sep 3, 2008 at 03:30, Matthew <ave.jor@...> wrote:
> I know that French sometimes uses the number agreement to disambiguate, but
> I can't think of a context right now.
> I know for sure it doesn't use it to disambiguate for reciprocity vs
> reflexivity though because
> *nous s'embrassons
> *nous nous embrasse
Neither of those looks like grammatical French to me.
Are you sure those are the correct forms?
(I thought that "s'" was only used with third person subjects, and
that the verb must always agree with the expressed subject.)
Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>