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Re: The topic marker -'e'

Steven Lytle (lytlesw@gmail.com)



Now you've totally lost me.
lay'tel SIvten

On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 12:27 AM, Christopher Doty <suomichris@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Sun, Nov 22, 2009 at 20:25, Steven Lytle <lytlesw@gmail.com> 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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