Re: count words
|From:||Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, August 5, 1999, 21:49|
"J. Barefoot" wrote:
> I was working on a dialect of Asiteya and it occured to me to ask before I
> proceed: Do count words/numerators/numeratives/counters, like in Chinese and
> Japanese, have independant meanings, or are they just grammatical operators?
I don't know about Chinese, but in Japanese they have no independent
meaning, I think. However, they originally did.
"[H]e axed after eggys: And the goode wyf answerde, that she coude not
speke no Frenshe ... And then at last a nother sayd that he woulde haue
hadde eyren: then the goode wyf sayd that she vnderstood hym wel." --
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