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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"? -- Oh Lord, grant that we may always be right, for thou knowest we will never change our mind. - Scots Prayer ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTailor