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On 30 Apr 02, at 21:04, Nik Taylor wrote:

> FWIW, Uatakassi (my conlang) treats adjectives like nouns when they're
> used descriptively (e.g., "old woman"), but as verbs when they're used
> as predicates (e.g., "the woman is old")

I was going to say that sounds like Japanese but realised that the use
of particles would differ (e.g. "nagai michi" = "long road" vs "michi
*wa* nagai" = "the road is long").

On the other hand, it sounds like what I read about Arabic.

Cheers,
Philip
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