Re: Reflexive & Reciprocal Marked on the Verb
|From:||Aidan Grey <taalenmaple@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, September 2, 2008, 19:03|
Taalen does the following:
reflexive: distinct marker
reciprocal: reflexive plus the distributive marker
I have the morphology figured out, but not the morphemes. For example purposes,
assume a- and -na for the reflexive and distributive respectively.
we see ourselves : ailham /'aj.K@m/ (a REFL + eilha 'see' + m 1+2PRON )
we see each other : ailhanam /aj.'Ka.n@m/ (a REFL + eilha 'see' + na DIST + m 1+2PRON)
----- Original Message ----
From: Eldin Raigmore <eldin_raigmore@...>
How do your 'langs (whether nat- or con-) handle this?
Do they just not distinguish "reflexive" from "reciprocal"?
Do they distinguish it by marking the verb with, say, a "voice"
or "version" of "reflexive" or "reciprocal" (not the same)?
Or do they mark the difference elsewhere in the clause, say by either a
reflexive pronoun or a reciprocal pronoun or both?