Re: relative clauses!
|From:||Gary Shannon <fiziwig@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, January 1, 2004, 21:50|
Latin: The car that I-bought red is. ( or "is red" )
"Poetic", "literary" and alternate English:
It is red, the car that I bought.
Red is the car that I bought.
Red it is, the car that I bought.
The car I bought; it's red.
The car I bought? Red.
Chomp: NARRATOR.Buy( car< ST, ThatIs( red )>)
--- Robert Jung <RobertMJung@...> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I compiled this list of how natlangs handle relative
> clauses: Any additions or corrections?
> English: The car that I bought is red.
> Mandarin: That I bought is red the car.
> Egyptian and Palestinian Arabic: The car that I
> bought it is red.
> Quechua: The I-bought car is red.