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hawatari21centuries at gmail.com
Tue Nov 1 11:55:16 UTC 2011
Thanks for the comment and the data.
Now the only remaining problem with this construal is that we have to
assume two "ihcequi"'s, intransitive and transitive, like "ahci(vt/vi)".
Que chida academia!
The Department of Linguistics, the University of Tokyo
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(2011/11/01 11:50), John Sullivan wrote:
> Ok Mitsuya and demás listeros,
> Half of the temporarily constituted and soon to be dissolved Nahuatl morphology academy here at Notre Dame thinks that perhaps:
> 1. te-, “non-specific human object” + ihcequi (intransitive), “corn toasts or is toasted” + -ia (applicative) + -ya (imperfect tense suffix) = teihcequiaya, “corn was toasted for people”
> 2. qui, “3rd person singular specific object” + ihcequi (transitive), “to toast something” + ya, (imperfect tense suffix) = quihcequiya, “she was toasting it”
> and the other half is reluctant to make a commitment to a firm decision on the matter.
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