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Re: verb question

From:Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>
Date:Tuesday, April 8, 2003, 13:08
En réponse à Joe <joe@...>:

> > Why does it matter what is more useful? Personally, though, I'd prefer > a > past/non-past distinction, as the perfectiveness of a verb can be > easily > guessed from context. >
I disagree. In my experience, it's past/non-past which is usually clear from context, while perfectiveness cannot be easily guessed. Christophe. It takes a straight mind to create a twisted conlang.