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Re: Rromei-Geldyghei lyngvei (Roman-Celtic langs)
On Fri, 17 Apr 1998, Don Blaheta wrote:
> Quoth Frank George Valoczy:
> > Breton has "inflecting prepositions". Do Brithenig and Kemru? I'm still
> > figuring those out, whether to include it or not; I'm leaning towards the
> > 'not'.
> Is this like Italian? (In Italian, it's more a matter of certain
> prepositions fused with the article following them, and changed in
> certain ways.) I thought that was pretty neat... might be a bit
> excessive with a different form for each case, though.
No. Inflected or conjugated prepositions are marked for _person_, just
like _verbs_. As an example, I give Olr Irish "la", meanign with:
1st. lem linn
2nd. lat lib
3rd.m/n. leiss 3rd. leu/leo
I don't think Old Irish fused prepositions with articles this way; but in
any event, he could do both in Brzhonegh if he wished.
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