146061Re: Making modifiers out of nouns
- May 1, 2007In a message dated 4/30/2007 11:00:50 AM Central Daylight Time,
> Nope - it counts syllables. But Portuguese uses all three accents, i.e.I was pretty sure that "gracias" is not the Portuguese word for 'thank you',
> acute, grave and circumflex, as they mark vowel quality as well as
> stress - a somewhat more complicated system than Spanish.
> But the Portuguese for "thanks" is surely _obrigado_, isn't it?
> On quick look in online Portuguese dictionaries, I haven't discovered
> *grácias. But there is there is _graças a_ "thanks to", but that has no
> accent AFAIK.
but treated it as if it were, as an example.
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