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THEORY: Conjunctio verborum clausarumque

From:BP Jonsson <bpj@...>
Date:Monday, March 20, 2000, 11:40
At 19:00 19.3.2000 -0800, DOUGLAS KOLLER wrote:

>Géarthnuns is like this; "kfö" for clauses and verbs, "zhö" to connect >anything else: nouns, adjectives, adverbs, postpositional phrases... > > > For whoever knows: what did Latin do with _et_ and <-que>? > > Could you use <-que> with whole clauses? > >Yep, you could. > >Dominus ex equo descendit, villamque intravit. >The master got off his horse and went into the house.
I never thought of this before, but it is interesting that the -que comes after the first word of the second clause, not after the whole second clause!
>Incidentally, Géarthnuns "zhö" acts the way it does because I either did not >know or forgot about this use of >-que back in high school.
How does "kfö" work? And how is it pronounced? ;) /BP "Doubt grows with knowledge" -Goethe