Re: Verbal morphology

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?

>PS: This belongs to the subjects I had in mind when starting a-lxs. (Almean linguistic studies discussion group)

There's an Almean linguistic studies discussion group? Wherwe? How can a person join?
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