[b-hebrew] b-hebrew Uncancellable meaning and Hebrew verbs
farmerjoeblo at hotmail.com
Sun Jul 5 01:26:09 EDT 2009
Yes, I agree. Linguistic typology gets around this to some extent by
semantic mapping methodology. I actually presented on this very topic at
an academic conference this week!
> Hi David,
> I would be very interested in hearing an answer from you to the question
> Argument by translation doesn't really seem to make any sense. When we
> translate we frequently choose the forms that make sense in the target
> language. e.g. Italian andavo can be translated in English as 'I went',
> 'I was going' or 'I used to go' depending on the context.
> James Christian
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