Re: Degrees of volition in active languages (was Re:Chevraqis: asketch)
|From:||Irina Rempt <ira@...>|
|Date:||Monday, August 14, 2000, 6:03|
On Sun, 13 Aug 2000, Nik Taylor wrote:
> One could imagine a situation in
> the future where those have become obligatory prefixes, so that even
> when word order is normal it would be required, like "(Moi) je la
> déteste Marie"
Something like that already exists in Romanian:
l-am v@zut pe el
him-have seen OBJ him
"I have seen him"
This is the emphatic form; without emphasis it's simply "l-am v@zut".
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