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Hi!

Jonathan Knibb <[log in to unmask]> writes:
> Henrik Theiling wrote:
> >>>
>...
> Hmm, I don't know whether I understand that.  How to you say: 'Goblins
> never sleep?' (assuming that goblins don't exist)
> <<<
>
> By creating a referent which means 'the generality of goblins at all
> places and times', modifying it by 'is something other than asleep',
> and then asserting the existence of the resulting modified referent -
> that is, 'there exists a group of all goblins which is other than
> asleep'.  In T4 interlinear notation, {gen góblin not + asleep.}.
...
> Does that answer the question?

Ah, yes.  Of course you can handle non-existing things. :-)

**Henrik