Theiling Online    Sitemap    Conlang Mailing List HQ   

Correction (Of: Re: (FW) Re: Conlang T-shirt)

From:Paul Bennett <paul.bennett@...>
Date:Friday, October 22, 1999, 10:47
I wrote:
Name- Meina'nuagha' Author- Paul Bennett Phrase- Eiz sie an ligna'en sieceshau eir oa lu'ocaneighi Inter- VOL you ERG language you.of COPULA ABS here.illative Script- Roman script - apstrophe = acute on previous vowel <<<<<< On further reflection, I'd advise: Eiz mei an lu'ocaneighic phoala'm oa ligna'en sieceshau VOL me ERG here.illative ABS language you.of I had some confusion about Direct and Indirect Objects (these baffle me enough in English sometimes <G>) and how to translate these into Primary and Secondary Objects, and then into Ergative/Absolute. I'm a REAL beginner at both of those concepts (PO/SO and E/A). Also, I've made "here.illative" into a noun rather than an adjective, to make it fit into the sentence better. --- Pb ************************************************************* This email and any files transmitted with it are confidential and intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom they are addressed. If you have received this email in error please notify the sender. This footnote also confirms that this email message has been scanned for the presence of computer viruses. *************************************************************