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- To: mintaka.lcs.mit.edu!"email@example.com"
- Subject: Re: grammar
- From: "Keith F. Lynch" <ai.ai.mit.edu!KFL>
- Date: Fri, 15 Dec 89 22:36:52 EST
- Cc: ai.ai.mit.edu!KFL, uunet!snark!lojban-list
> The actor of gerna is that which "grammars". lojban takes this to be
> the grammar itself.
Once I understand why that is, I will be well on my way to fully
understanding the language. Currently, it's not clear to me why it
is the grammar which "grammars", rather than a person or a language,
or how to tell just what the X1 place is for all the other gismu.
I know I'm not supposed to categorize gismu into nouns, verbs, etc,
but I find that in the ones that seem to be nouns, the X1 place is
always (?) <X1> is a <gismu>. With adjectives, <X1> is <gismu> seems
to hold. And with verbs, <X1> does <gismu>, i.e. <X1> is a <gismu>er.
> .eirik. tideman.
You spell your first name differently than .erek. reimnd.
> "la simon. cu cusku lu ko zutse ledo skami li'u"
No, I refuse to sit on my computer. Anyhow, I think his name is