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Re: Quryak (Was:Re: Another Orthography Question)

From:Matt Pearson <mpearson@...>
Date:Friday, November 20, 1998, 9:33
Frank George Valoczy wrote:

>> 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 >postposition.
Why do you call it "lative" rather than "allative" - or "dative", for that matter?
>The direct object is in the nominative, and verbs are like in Hungarian, >no distinction is made btw. transitive and intransitive.
I don't understand what you mean here... Matt. ------------------------------------ Matt Pearson UCLA Linguistics Department 405 Hilgard Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90095-1543 ------------------------------------