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CONLANG  October 2009, Week 3

CONLANG October 2009, Week 3

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Re: Part of speech terminology question

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Kelvin Jackson <[log in to unmask]>

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Constructed Languages List <[log in to unmask]>

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Sun, 18 Oct 2009 22:58:36 -0400

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On Oct 18, 2009, at 10:42 PM, Eric Christopherson wrote:

> In a language where verbs and nouns are not formally distinguished  
> (syntactically or morphologically), what would one call this class  
> of word? I'm tempted to call it a predicate, and I think I may have  
> read something calling it that, but to me a transitive predicate  
> includes the object as well.

Jo