Re: Quryak (Was:Re: Another Orthography Question)
|From:||Frank George Valoczy <valoczy@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, November 21, 1998, 22:08|
On Sat, 21 Nov 1998, Mathias M. Lassailly wrote:
> Ferenc wrote :
> > > when the direct object is indefinite. Intransitive verbs only allow the
> > > "-ok" form:
> > >
> > > Fut-ok
> > > run-1sg
> > > "I run"
> > >
> > > "Futom" is no good. Do I have my facts correct here? I don't really
> > > know much about Hungarian, other than what I've read in linguistics
> > > articles...
> > Futom a versenyt. = I run the race.
> > It works fine.
> What is *a* ? I mean : is it that *fut* becomes transitive (as you say above that verbs are either trans/intrans) or is it that lative and
locative may be rendered as a direct object like in Japanese :
> araku : I walk
> yama wo aruku : *I walk the mountain (acc)
*a* is the definite article
Ferenc Gy. Valoczy
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