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Re: Moody Moods ...

From:The Gray Wizard <dbell@...>
Date:Monday, March 19, 2001, 13:00
d for a description of amman iar's rather extensive modal system.


> -----Original Message----- > From: Constructed Languages List [mailto:CONLANG@LISTSERV.BROWN.EDU]On > Behalf Of Andreas Johansson > Sent: Sunday, March 18, 2001 3:10 PM > To: CONLANG@LISTSERV.BROWN.EDU > Subject: Moody Moods ... > > > As yet, my conlang (Tairezazh) have only three finite verb forms; past, > present and future. There is no agreement in number of person, and I don't > wish to introduce any. I am, however, thinking about introducing > a few moods > to spice up the verb charts. The forms I have already would clearly become > the unmarked indicative (since present is also unmarked the present > indicative'd be the unmodified stem of the verb), but what else > to include? > > The trouble is that I don't know much of moods. I'm somewhat familiar with > the German conjunctive (and the few surviving or fossilized bits of the > Swedish conjunctive), but what about other moods? Can anybody give me a > description of common moods (name and usuage in different natlangs), or > alternatively point me to a webpage with a good description? > > Andreas > _________________________________________________________________________ > Get Your Private, Free E-mail from MSN Hotmail at >