Posted by The Andrews on 09:43 7/29/01
In reply to: Verbal Morphology posted by Håvard Tegle on 18:09 7/28/01
>If such a development is recognised for Proto-Eastern then one can explain the vocalic alternations (marked as 'V' above) as relics of different older case endings. A shift in case >system (ergative --> nominative) might have made this system obsolete. The verbs could be grouped after what reference they kept which resulted in the brake-up into conjugations. Any >thoughts?There's an Almean linguistic studies discussion group? Wherwe? How can a person join?
>PS: This belongs to the subjects I had in mind when starting a-lxs. (Almean linguistic studies discussion group)