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OK so I am intensely jealous! Maybe even moreso over the folktales,
but I cannot decide! Adam

On 3/16/10, Amanda Babcock Furrow <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> My Lincom books came yesterday!  I got Edward Vajda's description of Ket
> (the last surviving Yeniseian language, in Siberia) and George Hewitt's
> _Abkhazian Folktales_ (with interlinears!)
>
> So far I've learned that Ket verb strategies for marking subject-object
> coordination are "an idiosyncracy of each stem".  I.e., it depends on
> the verb stem whether marking is nominative-accusative, ergative-
> absolutive... or one of several other flavors.
>
> Two new flavors of polysynthesis to stir into the Mirexu stew, yay!
>
> (And I'm willing to look up Ket questions for anyone who has them :)
>
> tylakčhlpė'fö,
> Amanda
>


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