Re: Genitives NPs as Relative Clauses
|From:||Keith Gaughan <kmgaughan@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, November 18, 2001, 2:51|
Ar 21:37 17/11/01 -0500, bhac John Cowan le scríobh chugam:
>Keith Gaughan scripsit:
> > Hebrew?!?! Ok, that's out of the blue!
>Not at all, it's just one of the large collection of Semitic/Celtic
>symmetries, of which VSO is the most obvious.
>Personally, I suspect a very old Sprachbund effect either in Spain
>or just possibly Southwest Britain.
Ok. Before I go offlist, could you explain how? I'd be quite interested in
this. I've always thought of prepositional pronouns as being rather an
anomaly. I'd say though that this has prompted more than one person to put
forward a monogenesis hypothesis or two...
Keith Gaughan <kmgaughan@...>
I can decide what I give / But it's not up to me / What I get given -=Bjork=-