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Re: genitive (was: isolation vs inflection & other features)

From:John Cowan <jcowan@...>
Date:Monday, April 29, 2002, 18:43
Raymond Brown scripsit:

> >I'm not sure the word 'role' is as used as you pretend in the conlang > >world. Even less in this list. However, I understand what you mean. > > I'm not sure I understand the last paragraph. I don't see anything in the > writer's words (Mathias' words, I think) to suggest he is _pretending_.
When you don't understand how someone uses "pretend", it always pays to consider whether they might simply mean "claim". -- John Cowan <jcowan@...> I amar prestar aen, han mathon ne nen, han mathon ne chae, a han noston ne 'wilith. --Galadriel, _LOTR:FOTR_