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Staving Thomas Wier:
>Quoting Christian Thalmann <[log in to unmask]>:
>
> > One of the verb affixes is called "infinite".  Is that a
> > typo for "infinitive", or is it some kind of tense used for
> > general truths and timeless static situations?  The latter
> > would be cool, but I somewhat doubt it was the intention.
>
>If so, the traditional name for such a tense is "gnomic".

What a wonderful name for a tense! Presumably, an elvish language should
always include a gnomic tense.

Pete