On Wed, 22 Nov 2006 05:52:18 -0500, [log in to unmask] wrote: >li [Rex May] mi tulis la > >> I've been thinking about adding the second concept to Ceqli, >> along with the first, in keeping with its >> status as the 'language of options.' >> >> Another way, sort of, would be simply to add a particle that >> marks a direct object. Then we'd have >> >> zi ku go. You hit me. >> go beku zi. I am-hit-by you >> go spe zi ku. I experience you hit. >> bo go zi ku. Objective me you hit. > >I use the particle too. It allows the SVO word order to be broken up so >an object can be moved to the beginning for focus. > > fo bit mo. You hit me. > u mo fo bit. Me, you hit. > mo bita fo. I be-hit (by) you. > > >> Finally, Ceqli permits OSV also, so >> >> go zi ku. Me, you hit. >> >> Is also acceptable. > > >Too ambiguous. Could be misinterpreted as "I hit you" especially by >someone used to SOV word order (about 40% of all languages). >=========================================================== ============== Good point. I've condidered requiring a pause, represented by a comma, after the first word.