On Tue, 25 Sep 2001 10:01:40 +0100, Dan Jones <[log in to unmask]> wrote: >Herman miller wrote: > >> Ancient Greek: verb conjugations. > >Why? There's onnly two of them. I find Greek verbs a lot easier than their >Latin counterparts, and normally I find Latin a lot easier (even with its >five cases as opposed to Greek's four). I guess I should have said verb *inflections*. The fact that Greek has so many possible combinations of person, number, tense, voice, and mood, each with its own inflection, and many of which are confusingly similar, is what makes it so difficult. Fusional languages in general seem more difficult to me than agglutinating languages, but this was just one example that came to mind.