LINGUIST List 14.3373

Mon Dec 8 2003

Qs: Language Characteristics

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  1. M.-R. Fakhr-Rohani, query about language

Message 1: query about language

Date: Mon, 8 Dec 2003 09:41:49 -0500 (EST)
From: M.-R. Fakhr-Rohani <rhm659yahoo.co.uk>
Subject: query about language

Dear Linguists,
 Are you aware of a language in which
 (1) the attributive uses of adjectives appear with a suffix, clitic, or
ending, while their predicative uses do not?
 (2) comparative adjectives are used with a function to show emphasis on
the positive form of the adjectives?
 Could you please inform me of the answers to these questions via
rhm659yahoo.co.uk?
I appreciate your contribution.
Sincerely,
M.-R. Fakhr-Rohani
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