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[Look ma, No verbs!]

From:Edward Heil <edwardheil@...>
Date:Wednesday, April 14, 1999, 4:37
Some suggestions....

1. When you're getting so sparse, why bother with singulars and plurals? =
necessary, throw in an adjective for "single" or "multiple."  Otherwise, =
it unspecified.

2. Zero-mark nouns so as to make incorporation of proper nouns easier.  T=
you just have to mark the adjectives.

3. How do you say "it was raining?" :)

4. Sounds like for every action you are going to have to invent a bunch o=
different adjectives for every participant.  Why not have a root for each=

activity and have common affixes for different roles, so that a bunch of
adjectives are pregenerated?

5. If you implemented #4, you would end up repeating the root several tim=
per sentence.  You could make it omissible all but once.  But if you did =
it would seem like the root was a verb and the affixes were casemarkers!

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