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Re: [Pali] Kattaba and adisvaa

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  • rett
    Hi again, ... One thing to add, there can be a sense of causality here that is more important than the temporal relationship between the two actions. They ran
    Message 1 of 3 , Mar 22 4:13 AM
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      Hi again,

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      >Absolutives can also express action occurring simultaneously with the action of the main verb.

      One thing to add, there can be a sense of causality here that is more important than the temporal relationship between the two actions.

      They ran to the forest _because_ they didn't see any alternative. This is implied without being explicitly stated both in the Pali and in the English 'not seeing anything else to do, they...'.

      /ET
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