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Re: usage of type-7 aspect suffix {-pu}

MorphemeAddict ( [KLI Member] [Hol taghwI']

In a message dated 12/9/2007 9:21:38 PM Central Standard Time, writes:

> > I don't understand this.  I don't know how {chen} is
> > used in canon (other than as part of {chenmoH}), but
> > it's defined as "build up, take form" and this doesn't
> > seem like a stative concept to me.  Isn't taking form
> > (unlike "having form") an active process rather than a
> > state?
> >
> > -- mI'qey

I don't think it's stative at all, but it's dynamic, indicating a *change* of 
state, as opposed to static.

lay'tel SIvten

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