On Thu, 24 Jun 1999, Nik Taylor wrote: > Barry Garcia wrote: > > Well, in one of my conlangs, thats the only way i can describe the third > > aspect. > > Well, the thing is, and I don't know if you use it the same way, but to > me, "completive" implies the completion of an activity. However, -(h)e' > indicates that the object is completely effected, that is, not just > stabbed, but stabbed to death, or not just hit, but beaten. > Does it only apply to verbs? If so, it sounds almost like an emphatic.