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Re: About Romance natlangs and conlangs (Re: ) (LONG)

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Tuesday, November 23, 1999, 2:01
"Grandsire, C.A." wrote:
> I know of it in French, Spanish and Italian. And I think in Romanian > the future is made by the equivalent of the verb "to want" (just like > 'will' in English). But I'm not sure of it.
I was referring to the ver-me-a phenomenon, that has survived, AFAIK, only in Portuguese. -- "Old linguists never die - they just come to voiceless stops." - anonymous ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTailor