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Re: Uto-Aztecan [was: What is an IE language]

From:Nik Taylor <yonjuuni@...>
Date:Saturday, December 21, 2002, 19:00
Mangiat wrote:
> nic-qua in nacatl > 1s-eat * meat > > (where * is some sort of object mark or a determiner, perhaps) and: > > ni-naca-qua > 1s-meat-eat > > Makes sense?
My guess would be that the {c} in _nicqua in nacatl_ is an applicative: ni-c- qua in naca-tl 1s-applicative-eat (oblique case marker) meat-(absolutive?) Ni-naca-qua 1s-meat-eat -- "There's no such thing as 'cool'. Everyone's just a big dork or nerd, you just have to find people who are dorky the same way you are." - overheard ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTaylor42


Dirk Elzinga <dirk_elzinga@...>