|From:||Jim Grossmann <steven@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, June 8, 2000, 5:17|
Where can I find out more about languages without sentential embedding?
Can anyone name such a language? (We're talking about some Australian languages, I hear.)
All I know is that ...
a) Languages with extensive verb cross-referencing systems don't need much in the
way of overt markers for embedding, and
b) Languages without sentential embedding usually have "zillions of markers of
various types, identifying things in one clause as coreferential to,
subordinate to, coordinate with, etc. things in another clause" (quote from
Where can I find examples that will help me to understand these principles better
and apply them to my conlanging?
Thanks in advance,