?? Re: a "natural language" ?
|Date:||Friday, December 3, 2004, 20:33|
----- Original Message -----
From: Thomas R. Wier <trwier@...>
Sent: Thursday, December 02, 2004 9:51 PM
Subject: Re: a "natural language" ?
> From: Joerg Rhiemeier <joerg_rhiemeier@...>
> > > "Thomas R. Wier" <trwier@...> wrote:
> > > In my experience with the languages of North America and the
> > > Caucasus, this is not at all the case. On top of all the other
> > > things that make Georgian a difficult language to learn, it is
> > > replete with suppletive verb (and noun!) stems,
is suppletive supposed to mean that it is supplementary?
>>> a number of
> > > different kinds of verbal and nominal ablaut,
what is an ablaut?
>>> sometimes intersecting
> > > one another but sometimes not,
how does something intersect?