final heh, joseph t

Vincent DeCaen decaen at chass.utoronto.ca
Sat Dec 4 23:13:33 EST 1999


joseph,
in the mid-90s (ca 1994-6?), ahuvah shulman wrote a dissertation on the
topic at u of toronto. i don't recall the details, but it had to do with
speaker orientation:  ten "give" vs tenah "give (me)", etc. also curious
how it might relate to directional heh on nouns.

i have unpublished studies of the heh on first person forms of the
consecutives, which indicate a dialect continuum for the latest books.
this line of research plays into my modal theory of the consecutives.

cheers -- 
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