Grammatical Sketch of the Heve Language

Grammatical Sketch of the Heve Language

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"[...] This mood appears to have been anciently used with cane, would that it might be! but now in general it is not so understood. The phrase may be deemed to be in the Optative, although it does not express that entirely, being formed by the union of the Imperative above with venesma, even though. Venesmane hiosguam, Venesmane hiosguadauh, I would that it might be, or, I would that it might be, or, Even though I may write. Even though I may be written. SUBJUNCTIVE MOOD. This mode of speech, If I should write, I should have written, &c., the natives express by adding the particle[...].""show more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 2mm | 59g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507673698
  • 9781507673690