Re: THEORY: irregular conlangs
|From:||Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>|
|Date:||Friday, October 1, 1999, 23:16|
Christophe Grandsire wrote:
> Just like Japanese which makes its plural pronouns regularly by
> suffixing '-tachi' to some singular pronouns (this suffix means "... and
> others" and can be used on names to mean "X and others").
I thought there was another suffix which could also be used?
> But Japanese don't use them very often (seeing their length, that's not
> a surprise :) ).
Do you mean that "watashi" can mean "we" as well as "I"?
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