THEORY: Kinds of Plurals, and Methods of Indicating Them (was: Non-polarity)
|Date:||Thursday, June 30, 2005, 15:21|
Thanks, Henrik and Alex, for mentioning Mark's "Elkaril".
Tom H.C. in MI
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Henrik Theiling <theiling@A...> wrote:
> Alex Fink <a4pq1injbok_0@F...> writes:
> > I'm surprised no-one has mentioned Mark Rosenfelder's Elkarîlyet. Elkarîl
> > uses exactly this kind of continuous vowel variation forscontinuous scales.
> Further, it has a collective plural:
> > -aju complete set
> > qog bone --> qogaju skeleton
> > qara letter --> qaraju alphabet
> > tîch stair --> tîchaju staircase