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CONLANG  June 2003, Week 3

CONLANG June 2003, Week 3

Subject:

Re: Miapimoquitch directionals

From:

And Rosta <[log in to unmask]>

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Constructed Languages List <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Wed, 18 Jun 2003 02:26:43 +0100

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Dirk:
> Generally speaking, predicates which are bound in phase are definite in
> reference, perfective in aspect, and are old information in discourse
> Predicates which are unbound are indefinite, imperfective, and new
> information.

Are these categories (definite-cum-perfective-cum-oldinfo, indef-cum-imperf-
cum-newinfo) your own concoction? If so, then it proves the value of
conla