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Re: The only SIX or FIVE verbs you'll ever need

From:Muke Tever <hotblack@...>
Date:Tuesday, January 13, 2004, 8:12
E fésto Tristan McLeay <zsau@...>:
>> I wonder if there aren't "nouns" that don't exist outside of the >> phrases with those 3 verbs? > > I doubt they would. Maybe they've never been used, but I imagine they'd > be nothing wrong with it, and it mightn't even sound funny to use them > as a regular noun. Are there any verbs we can't use as a gerund (except > for > ones that have an alternative like 'escape' (n.) instead of 'escaping').
"must" and "can", certainly. ;) These verbs also no longer have infinitives. *Muke! -- E jer savne zarjé mas ne Se imné koone'f metha Brissve mé kolé adâ.