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Re: "to be" or "not to be"

From:John Vertical <johnvertical@...>
Date:Sunday, June 15, 2008, 14:25
On Sat, 14 Jun 2008 15:13:53 -0500, Eric Christopherson wrote:
>I believe (some?) Uralic languages have a negative verb which is used >for negating pretty much everything. I don't know if it's considered >a copula, though.
Not sure about the family as a whole, but in Finnish it's more of an auxiliary, always used together with a (non-finite form of) another verb. John Vertical