On Tue, 23 Mar 1999, Christophe Grandsire wrote:
> >>Boudewijn Rempt <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >>> agreement systems. Does anyone know of a conlang that has object ag=
> >>> incorporated into the verb?
> That makes me think of a language where noun-verb agreement
> would be used only to mark definiteness ("the"). I like this idea. Do
> any of you already did it ?
Indeed, Hungarian does exactly that for its object agreement. The subject
agreement is of the usual person/number type.
Egy k=F6nyvet olvasok - I read a book
A k=F6nyvet olvasom - I read the book
Egy k=F6nyvet olvas - He/she/it reads a book
A k=F6nyvet olvassa - He/she/it reads the book (not sure about the verb=20
And then there is the stray suffix -lak/-lek:
Olvaslak - I read you :-)