Re: R: Comments required ... please : )
|Date:||Thursday, June 29, 2000, 12:03|
> At 13:47 27/06/00 +0200, you wrote:
> >> Adjectives are usually declined as nouns, and adverbs are
> >> directly deviced by adjectival stems.
> >> (Do you mean that adjectives take the same endings as their
> >> associated nouns? I like this; it's simple. I assume you've
> >> got adjectival nouns.)
> >I'm not sure about it. The problem is that I'd like to add the case mark
> >only at the end of every noun phrase, but I'm not sure about this. For
> Why aren't you sure about it? It's a nice feature of Euskara that I
> borrowed for my Moten. In Moten only the last word of a noun phrase takes
> the grammatical marks. It's so true that when you have two coordinatednoun
> phrases (which thus have the same function), only the last word of the
> second one takes the affixes. It's true even for clauses: when you havetwo
> coordinated clauses with verbs in the same form, only the second verbtakes
> the affixes. Neat isn't it? :)
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
HWAT DOST THOU THINK ABOUT YONDER THOUGHT?