Re: THEORY: Conjunctio verborum clausarumque
|From:||Irina Rempt <ira@...>|
|Date:||Monday, March 27, 2000, 17:09|
On Mon, 20 Mar 2000, BP Jonsson wrote:
> At 19:00 19.3.2000 -0800, DOUGLAS KOLLER wrote:
> >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!
Same as in Valdyan. In fact not only "and" but all clause
conjunctions do that: after the first constituent, even if that's
more than one word.
Example from my nut-ball recipe:
Biryinan nestyenan sa hyrnena custay ali so myray
nut-acc-p eye-acc-p or other-acc-p take-PRS-2s 3pN-O and grind-PRS-2s
"Take almonds or other nuts and grind them"
Notice that _sa_ "or" is between constituents, not between clauses:
literally "eye or other nuts" -> "almonds or other nuts". _So_ "and"
links _ali myray_ to _...custay_ and is after the first constituent
(the object) of the clause.
Varsinen an laynynay, saraz no arlet rastynay.
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