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Matthew Kehrt <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> Does anyone else have a way to show emphasis as part of the grammar of
> their lang, as opposed to being communicated by intonation?
>
> In Eviendadil, the part of a sentence that is emphasized is the only
> part conjugated (or declined, or whatever...)
 
I *love* that! But... (there's always a but)... it doesn't seem
very naturalistic. Unless Eviendadil is not a human language, or
is con-constructed or something like that. Anyway this system is
so neat that you can leave naturality aside and blinking in
amazement for a while.
 
> Adjectives and adverbs can also be emphisized by conjugating (or
> whatever) only them.
 
Hmm... how do you decline them?
 
I'd like to know if there's any natlang or conlang in here that
does something like this. I guess some languages will do something
similar, for example, when an optional feature (e. g. number) is
marked for emphasis -- but this emphasizes the number, not the
whole noun as a topic.
 
 
--Pablo Flores
  http://draseleq.conlang.org/