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 > -- Vote for TIM URBAN as the next American Idol!