Re: Betreft: Re: Aelya Verbal System
|From:||Aidan Grey <arachnis@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, January 26, 2000, 20:08|
Rob Nierse wrote:
> >>> Aidan Grey <arachnis@...> 01/26 4:42 >>>
> Does anyone have a 4th person in their lang? Is having a 4th person in the
> conjugation a good thing? I keep flip flopping on it.
> I have two languages:
> in one it is impersonal, in the other (still very incomplete) it is the I+you
> (we including adressee) form.
I mean 4th person as beyond the 3rd - um, that's no good. Maybe an example:
He drank his coffee.
could be He-3sgm drank his-3sgm coffee - he drank his OWN coffee
or He-3sgm drank his-4 coffee - he drank his (someone else's) cofee.
The second is what I mean by 4th - a second 3rd person, i guess.