Re: some of... vs. some... et al.
|From:||Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, March 3, 2005, 18:52|
> Actually, quite a few head-marking languages do precisely
> this. Since core arguments are cross-referenced on the
> verb, you don't need to mark them on the dependent nouns.
ObConlang: Qthyn|gai also does this for exactly that reason. It has a
lot of cases, too, but agentive and patientive are unmarked on the
dependent, just on the predicate. All three, predicate, agent and
patient, use a generic 'predicative' case infix.