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Inclusive or exclusive?

From:Isaac Penzev <isaacp@...>
Date:Tuesday, March 20, 2007, 17:45
Hi ppl,

I want to ask for your advice. I'll be brief.

If a language makes personal pronouns plural by adding a plural suffix to
singular stems, like _gan_ 'thou' > _gan.tay_ 'you (pl)', and has
inclusive/exclusive distinction in 1pl, would _nan.tay_ (< _nan_ 'I') mean
'we (incl)' or 'we (excl)'? Its counterpart would be smth like _tan_ (that
is, similar to the sn stem).

-- Yitzik


Roger Mills <rfmilly@...>
Christopher Bates <chris.maths_student@...>