Re: Quryak (Was:Re: Another Orthography Question)
|From:||Frank George Valoczy <valoczy@...>|
|Date:||Friday, November 20, 1998, 4:45|
On Thu, 19 Nov 1998, Nik Taylor wrote:
> Frank George Valoczy wrote:
> > Word order is strict SVO. There are only 3 cases: nominative, locative
> > and lative (I stole that from Khanty), so it's like /*you hit I/.
> What is "lative"? And what case is the direct object in?
Lative is the opposite of locative; locative indicates position in
Eastern Khanty, while Lative indicates motion towards without a
The direct object is in the nominative, and verbs are like in Hungarian,
no distinction is made btw. transitive and intransitive.
Ferenc Gy. Valoczy
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