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Re: Changing worldviews with language (LONG)

From:John Cowan <jcowan@...>
Date:Monday, November 4, 2002, 14:21
H. S. Teoh scripsit:

> Hmm. But that still doesn't explain how Ebisedian verbs work. Or perhaps I > should say that all Ebisedian verbs have the same valency, that of all > five noun cases? Or maybe I'm totally missing the point (as usual). :-P
I don't understand enough Ebisedian semantics to answer usefully.
> Curiosity kills the cat.
.. But satisfaction brings it back. -- John Cowan To say that Bilbo's breath was taken away is no description at all. There are no words left to express his staggerment, since Men changed the language that they learned of elves in the days when all the world was wonderful. --The Hobbit