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Re: Ergative?

From:Irina Rempt <irina@...>
Date:Thursday, September 27, 2001, 9:56
On Thursday 27 September 2001 06:53, Frank George Valoczy wrote:

> Instrumental or comitative, one or the other...
Comitative would only mean that he had the sword with him ("accompanied by a sword"), and would say nothing about whether he actually killed the dragon with it. For a discussion of this in Valdyan, which I won't repeat here, see "The old woman without a stick": Irina -- Varsinen an laynynay, saraz no arlet rastynay. (myself)


John Cowan <jcowan@...>