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Re: MNCL5 Morphosyntax

From:Jeffrey Jones <jsjonesmiami@...>
Date:Friday, November 23, 2007, 23:04
On Thu, 22 Nov 2007 23:42:27 -0600, Herman Miller <hmiller@...> wrote:
> >Jeffrey Jones wrote: >> I've uploaded a page on MNCL5 syntax: >>
< >
>> >> It's by no means complete (I still have to figure out comparatives, >> superlatives, and partitives etc. and document some other things such as >> result clauses), but I hope to see some comments on what I have. Or do >> you prefer to wait until I've finished? Also, the morphology page has been >> slightly modified: > >I've also had languages that distinguish between "exclusive or" and >"inclusive or" -- but these days I'd be more inclined to say "either ... >or" vs. "and/or". The "inclusive or" is well-established in computer >science, but could be confusing for casual readers (and I don't know >whether it's a term that linguists use).
Thanks, I've made that change. I've also added sections on Conditional Sentences, Result Constructions, and a Summary of Mood Usage, which is definitely still in progress.
>More examples would always be nice -- specifically for some of the >earlier sections.
Yes. I'm still working on examples.


caeruleancentaur <caeruleancentaur@...>No plural morpheme