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Re: R: Comments required ... please : )

From:Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>
Date:Friday, June 30, 2000, 8:42
At 14:03 29/06/00 +0200, you wrote:
> >Yes, I know about Euskara. I thought to use this possibility about two >years ago, with one of my 10K conlang sketches, even before I ever >heard of the Basque tongue. Indeed I do not like very much all those >words with the same ending - Latin: illustribus hominibus, and so on...-. >Probably I'll work this way: Erg. Abs. Gen. and Dat. with agreement --- Loc. >and All, lately derived from locative postpositions with the Abs. case, >without agreement (i.e. only the last word of a noun phrase takes the case >ending). > >HWAT DOST THOU THINK ABOUT YONDER THOUGHT? >
I think that's a really nice idea! The diachronic explanation is very good, and AFAIK, there are precedents in natlangs, even in I-E langs. Christophe Grandsire |Sela Jemufan Atlinan C.G. "Reality is just another point of view." homepage : (ou :