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On 14 Apr 02, at 17:30, Philip Newton wrote:

> >    1. She is my doctor.
>
> E lėkaro esė. (Or for emphasis: *she*, that one there, is my doctor:
> Ila e lėkaro esė.)
> /("ila) E LE"qa4o E"sjE/
> be.3SG.PRES doctor PPRON.1SG.GEN
> Is doctor of-me.

I thought about this some more and realised this is probably bad
Verdurian style. The genitive is used for relations only with people of
equal or lesser rank. So I suppose that with one's doctor, one should
possible use a more respectful form, in which case the dative would be
used:

E lėkaro sen.
/E LE"qa4o sEn/
be.3SG.PRES doctor.NOM.SG PPRON.1SG.DAT
She-is doctor to-me.

Cheers,
Philip
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