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Re: The topic marker -'e'

Christopher Doty (suomichris@gmail.com)



On Fri, Nov 27, 2009 at 08:09, Seruq <seruq@bellsouth.net> wrote:
> TKD p28:
> "This suffix indicates that the noun to which it is attached is in some way the beneficiary of the
> ACTION, the person or thing for whom or for which the ACTIVITY occurs."  (emphasis mine)

Well, if you read that literally (as you seem to), then the example he
gives of it (This information is useful to the mission) makes
absolutely no sense, because "be useful" is not an action nor an
activity.






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