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Re: 'And' and 'and' (Was: Re: Logic in Languages)

From:Adrian Morgan <morg0072@...>
Date:Saturday, June 29, 2002, 2:39
"H. S. Teoh" wrote:

> Ebisedian has different conjunctions for nouns and verbs/sentences.
Similar Gzarondan, though the difference is between adjective versus between noun/verb phrases and subclauses: Between adjectives: /uS/ (and), /u/ (or) Between wider units: /uS@nt/ (and), /Or@nt/ (or) Its handling of conjunctions isn't terribly unorthodox, though it does differ from English in some ways. For example it is the first (rather than the last) of a sequence of conjunctions that is explicit, and the omitted ones are represented by an apostrophe, not a comma. For example: monofpehs wcint tonofpehs ' moniu ya ryn /mOnOfpET uS@nt tOnOfpET mOno j6 rIn/ mine, yours and the one I want (note: "nt" is a single character, a "t" with a diacritic) The clause "moniu ya ryn" simply means "I want it", and it's a feature of Gzarondan conjunctions that a subclause within in a conjuncted list of items represents its object. Adrian.