gthurgood at CSUCHICO.EDU
Thu Mar 24 16:28:03 UTC 2005
In Polish, having just checked with a native speaker, she would say:
Alez (with dot over it) skaNd (N=Nasalized)?
But from where
So, in short, you can do this in Polish,
P.S.: I am not sure that I know how to get this onto the system.
Zygmunt Frajzyngier wrote:
> Ann is right.
> There are a number of ways of denying through the use of the interrogatives,
> e.g. Ale-z skad (lit. but from where)
> ale gdzie tam (but where)
> Other interrogatives are used for the denial of other presuppositions.
> On Mar 24, 2005, at 6:35 AM, Ann Lindvall wrote:
> I could not read all the contributions to this question, so maybe this
> has already been mentioned:
> Polish natives, please verify or correct me:
> If somebody gets a compliment in Polish and wants to protest mildly,
> he/she says flattered: Skad?
> Literally: From where? (Understood: ... did you get your justification
> for your compliment?)
> Could this be some kind of what you are asking for?
> Ann Lindvall
> Zygmunt Frajzyngier
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