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