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Ok, here is the article:

http://ia600200.us.archive.org/17/items/rosettaproject_hop_morsyn-2/rosettaproject_hop_morsyn-2.pdf

The subject is on the page 546, Relations. Due to this grammar, Hopi indeed
has temporals like "yesterday", "tomorrow" and "when spring comes", but
these ones are like relative time. I have to check it myself, since I have
precisely this kind of time in my conlang.


On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 12:28 AM, Njenfalgar <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> 2013/1/16 Nikolay Ivankov <[log in to unmask]>
>
> > As already said, Hopi. Hopi is polysynthetic, with up to AFAIR 5 prefixes
> > and up to 5 suffixes that you can attach to the root. Agian AFAIR the
> first
> > suffix in a clause shows relative time/aspect/something like that with
> > respect to the previous clause, such as immediate following, preceding,
> > cause, result and others, including, again AFAIR, gnomic. The grammar
> > was available online on Rosetta Project about a decade ago, and I've been
> > trying to TeXify then, but now I'm unable to find the files. But I'm
> really
> > thinking some you will definitely find it after some googling today.
> >
> > Best,
> >
> > Kolya
> >
>
> That sounds like what I was thinking of indeed. The Google-ing I did today
> lead mostly to the Hopi time controversy, which is about the question of
> whether Hopi has nouns describing absolute time. My language does have
> those. :-)
>
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