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Re: relative tense and beyond!

From:Gary Shannon <reboot@...>
Date:Tuesday, March 23, 1999, 3:17
Feel free to correct me, if my ignorance is showing, but I don't really see
how an agglutinating language would be any different, then, from a strict
analytic language with all the air squeezed out from between the words.


-----Original Message-----
From: Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
To: Multiple recipients of list CONLANG <CONLANG@...>
Date: Monday, March 22, 1999 6:22 PM
Subject: Re: relative tense and beyond!

>dunn patrick w wrote: >> Well, now, that's the pleasure of an agglutinating language. Of course, >> there will probably be a fairly rigid set order in which morphemes must >> come, probably ripped off unabashedly from Cherokee. > >I'm not completely sure, but I think that agglutinative languages tend >to be pretty rigid about the order morphemes can occur. > >-- >"It's bad manners to talk about ropes in the house of a man whose father >was hanged." - Irish proverb > > >ICQ: 18656696 >AIM Screen-name: NikTailor >