Re: Polysynth Question
|From:||Dirk Elzinga <dirk.elzinga@...>|
|Date:||Friday, April 13, 2007, 22:33|
On 4/11/07, Jeffrey Jones <jsjonesmiami@...> wrote:
> On Tue, 10 Apr 2007 14:13:17 -0600, Dirk Elzinga <dirk.elzinga@...>
> >I hope that answered your questions; let me know if it wasn't clear,
> >and I can try again.
> It's very clear except for one thing: what happens when, say, 2nd person is
> _seen_ by 1st person. Does "see" take both affixes, the possessive (-wa) and
> the regular one (ku-)? I hope my question is clear.
Yes, you're right; this is precisely how it goes:
ku= pite -wa
2= see -1poss
'I saw you.' (lit: "You were my seeing")