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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.