On 2011-01-15 20:00, David Peterson wrote: > On Jan 15, 2011, at 10◊50 AM, Alex Fink wrote: >> On Sat, 15 Jan 2011 14:17:22 +0100, taliesin the storyteller wrote: >>> brenru sai`ilny: the car is driving along the riverside car-LOC river-OUTSIDE-MOVING_NEARBY >> It's curious you both use the term "locative" for this. The stuff on "river" in the example is the locative-complex. The stuff on car, well, I needed some term or other :) and it never shows up if there aren't also some other noun with a locative-complex in the same clause. >> That's not the usual meaning; usually man.LOC would be "in/at a >> man", not "a man is in/at something". What this is if anything is >> an inverse locative. Double marking, actually. Helps with suffixaufnahme. But -ru could do with a better term of its own. Hm, marks the head of a locative clause... Capilocative? Does the latin-gurus have any ideas? >> Is this a use of "locative" I just haven't heard of, or an independently >> recreated neologism? Dunno. The Taruven locative-complex system is inspired by Avar. The suffix-stacking + serial verbs is a bit like Tariana but it was like this long before I got hold of the reference-grammar for Tariana. (If you want SVCs and very agglutinative verbs and nouns at the same time, Tariana is the place to look.) t.