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Joshua Shinavier wrote:
> A better idea is to leave PoS and valency unrelated, allowing each word its
> own appropriate valency rather than restricting it to that of its word class.

That's what Lojban does: "cat" has valency 2 (the individual and the
breed), e.g.

        la bantas. cu mlatu lo'i zdani torselkre
        Bantha cats the set of domestic short-hairs.

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John Cowan      http://www.ccil.org/~cowan              [log in to unmask]
        You tollerday donsk?  N.  You tolkatiff scowegian?  Nn.
        You spigotty anglease?  Nnn.  You phonio saxo?  Nnnn.
                Clear all so!  'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)