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Re: looking for a language term

From:Tim May <butsuri@...>
Date:Friday, March 25, 2005, 13:30
Rodlox R wrote at 2005-03-25 03:06:29 (+0000)
 > I remember hearing about how, in some Iranian languages, if a word
 > is said early in the statement, its dropped thereafter.
 > ie, "I picked the apple and I ate the apple" would become "I picked
 > the apple and ate."
 > does anyone know what the name is for this phenomenon?  *curious*
 > thanks.

Zero anaphora.  (At least, I think that's what you mean.)

See here: