From: Peter Phillips (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Feb 06 1998 - 03:46:20 EST
The problem is that English doesn't have third person imperatives. I
always tell my students that it can be translated as "let him unfasten..."
but the problem is that that sounds like a permissive rather than an
imperative. But so what!
From: Andrew Kulikovsky [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: 06 February 1998 02:37
Subject: morphology question
Excuse me for asking what I suspect is a very basic question, but
according to a paradigm table I have the verb ending -ETW indicates a
3rd person present active imperative.
I didn't know there was such a thing... What does it mean? How would
you translate, say, LUETW?
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