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aha! no. my email often forgets how to render italics. i don't know why i
bother

matt


On Fri, Dec 7, 2012 at 9:24 PM, George Corley <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> On Fri, Dec 7, 2012 at 9:21 PM, Matthew Boutilier <[log in to unmask]
> >wrote:
>
> > if i remember correctly, Nahuatl *nicān *'here' is built off of *ni*-, a
> > 1st-person singular prefix, and -*cān *which is some kind of locative
> > suffix. this could easily be extended to other parts of the paradigm,
> like
> > 'there-by-you' and 'there-by-he/she/it' (if it isn't already! i don't
> > remember).
> >
>
> I initially read those asterisks as marking unattested forms.
>