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.
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
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