everson at evertype.com
Sun Nov 14 18:34:37 GMT 2010
On 14 Nov 2010, at 18:15, Eddie Climo wrote:
> I disagree. The original sentence clearly falls into 2 parts:
> 1) a'y frut dybry
> 2) ny'm bus whans.
> For your parsing to be tenable, the first part above would have to read:
> *1) dybry a'y frut
Correct. That's the unadorned declaration.
Ny'm beus whans (I have no desire) dybry a'y frut (to eat of its fruit).
>> n'ym bus whans a'y frut dybry.
This isn't a simple declarative sentence, I think. It says "I have no desire of its fruit to eat". It's a marked form.
Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/
More information about the Spellyans