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Re: The topic marker -'e'

Christopher Doty (

On Sun, Nov 22, 2009 at 20:25, Steven Lytle <> wrote:
> I don't see any connection between what I suggested and "We kill robots". In
> the first case, there are two subjects (ma- "we", Sor "tree(s)"), and since
> they are both subjects, simply equate them; interpret them as meaning the
> same thing.
> Your example of "We kill robots" is totally different. There is one subject
> and one object. There is no justification for equating "we" with "robots".
> lay'tel SIvten

These are exactly the same if the interpretation of "pum" is as the verb accuse.

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