David Gil gil at EVA.MPG.DE
Tue Jun 24 13:52:38 UTC 2008

Frans and everybody,

Hebrew has the same gap!  I thought I was imagining it, so I 
doublechecked with another native speaker of Hebrew, who almost cracked 
up in surprise when realizing that you couldn't say "Father cracked the 
vase" in Hebrew.


David Gil

Department of Linguistics
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Deutscher Platz 6, D-04103 Leipzig, Germany

Telephone: 49-341-3550321 Fax: 49-341-3550119
Email: gil at

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