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Re: THEORY: Tenses (was: Re: THEORY: ... Auxiliaries...)

From:caeruleancentaur <caeruleancentaur@...>
Date:Tuesday, July 12, 2005, 1:50
In a message dated 7/10/2005 5:08:38 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
salut_vous_autre@H... writes:

>But except latin and romance languages, are there languages that
really have
>a grammatical futur?
Swahili forms the future tense by infixing -ta- between the personal pronoun prefix and the verb: nitasoma - I shall read utasema - you shall say atapenda - he/she shall love etc. Charlie