motion verbs in Tokana + Lojban question
|Date:||Thursday, February 24, 2000, 2:18|
John Cowan <jcowan@...> wrote:
>AFMCL, the 22 Lojban spatial prepositions/adverbs ("tenses" in
>Lojban jargon) all refer to locations.
And at the same time I got this from another person (scary
coincidence?) when talking about the "logicality" of SVO
order (as opposed to SOV and VSO):
>If you know anything about Lojban, I think most of their gismu place
>structures have an internal SVO word order, that is one word might be
>defined as "x1 hits x2." Of course, that's probably because the lang
>was designed by English speakers. :)
Is this true? And do you agree with that? I know nothing about
Lojban except its name, and the word _gismu_, though I don't
know its meaning either...