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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". Irina -- Varsinen an laynynay, saraz no arlet rastynay. (myself)