[b-hebrew] b-hebrew Uncancellable meaning and Hebrew verbs
farmerjoeblo at hotmail.com
Mon Jul 6 05:47:26 EDT 2009
No, no disagreements with the parameters themselves. Just the
interpretation of the results which is put through the filter of
semantics equated with uncancellable meaning.
> Hi David,
> so you don't have any major disagreements with the method used by Rolf
> to determine his statistics or the values of the statistics he gathered?
> James Christian
> Quoting David Kummerow <farmerjoeblo at hotmail.com>:
>>> Hi David,
>>> it would seem that you have completely misunderstood my request. I
>>> didn't ask you if you agree with Rolf's definition of perfect and
>>> imperfect aspect. Rolf has provided statistics of the verb forms with
>>> respect to temporal reference.
>>> I was interested in you performing an analysis using the tools Rolf has
>>> used to see if you come up with statistics that vary to any significant
>>> degree. I consider 1 verb form to be an excessively small corpus and you
>>> failed to show what linguistic tools you used to analyse the verb form.
>>> James Christian
>> Hi James,
>> I personally see little point in doing this on this list where sincere
>> linguistic efforts are mocked and those with standard positions are
>> repeatedly mocked and asked to defend their position over and over.
>> Until there is agreement as to what constitutes semantics, I see little
>> point in progressing. If you want to read others in addition to Rolf
>> using similar principals, see the monographs of Rogland, Goldfajn, Hatav
>> and the dissertation of John Cook.
>> David Kummerow.
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