ineua & how-to-cite
mmccaffe at INDIANA.EDU
Sun Jul 4 14:15:13 UTC 2004
On Sat, 3 Jul 2004, Geoff Davis wrote:
> Generally, the "in" part of the phrase is translated as "the" or sometimes not
> translated at all, according to the same dictionary. I believe its a sort of
> reference marker indicating that an action refers to or somehow makes use of
> the object.
One of its primary but often overlooked uses in Nahuatl of "in" is to
signal the appearance of a subordinate clause, e.g.,
In pochtecatl in cacnamacani. 'He is a trader who sells shoes".
More information about the Nahuat-l