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Re: Number

From:David Peterson <digitalscream@...>
Date:Saturday, August 4, 2001, 9:17
In a message dated 8/4/01 12:56:29 AM, smithma@UCLA.EDU writes:

<< So, how is number expressed in your conlangs? (No need to repost, Tom.) >>

    Wow!  I have nothing even close to being as interesting as the examples
you gave (I absolutely LOVE the Somali [especially the fact that I don't have
to speak it ;) ]).  The closest thing to intersting I have is that in one of
my languages (Dangelis) I have a singular, dual, trial and plural marked on
both the nouns and verbs (not adjectives).  I never thought of any kind of a
distinction where the verb and pronoun don't agree in number.  Now, however,
that this idea has entered into my mind....