Re: Language Change
|From:||Irina Rempt <ira@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, January 6, 2000, 18:27|
On Tue, 4 Jan 2000, Patrick Dunn wrote:
> I was unaware that languages could gain cases; I was always under
> the impression that languages tended to simplify, but now I see
> that "simple" is subjective, isn't it? Hmm.
Valdyan will probably gain some (more) cases again in the future:
prepositions have already become postpositions, postpositions are
attaching themselves to words as suffixes, the next step is that the
suffix is no longer recognized as a separate entity though the
meaning remains - voila! a case ending.
Varsinen an laynynay, saraz no arlet rastynay.
firstname.lastname@example.org (myself) - http://valdyas.conlang.org (Valdyas)