[Spellyans] long and short forms of bos

Ray Chubb ray at spyrys.org
Sun Dec 28 09:25:27 GMT 2008

On 23 Kev 2008, at 14:45, nicholas williams wrote:

> The standard Nancean doctrine has always been that long forms of bos  
> are
> used locatively and with the verbal noun as a participle, but that  
> short
> forms are used with adjectives.

I am not sure that Nance would have been so restrictive.  I have  
always realised that one could use the long form, for example, with  
objects that have no substance.  e.g. "Ues can genough?" / Have you  
got a song?

Ray Chubb


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