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Re: Question about plural "que" & origin of Ob's "Is it that"?

'Ob' comes from a German word meaning 'whether', which is often used in German conversation as a yes/no interrogative. So it has both meanings in Novial.
Dabug Xappuc
Mar 28, 2016
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Re: Digest Number 635

'Ob' comes from a German word meaning 'whether', which is often used in German conversation as a yes/no interrogative. So it has both meanings in Novial.
Dabug Xappuc
Mar 28, 2016
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Re: Question about plural "que" & origin of Ob's "Is it that"?

... NL has: ob F introduit une question, soit directe soit indirecte, E particle of interrogation, either direct or indirect, D Fragepartikel der direkten wie
brg1942
Mar 27, 2016
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Re: Question about plural "que" & origin of Ob's "Is it that"?

Den 2016-03-26 kl. 19:30, skrev Stephen Rice ansrith@... ... Forsan es plu normal por parleres de europan lingues ke on usa "Qui persones ha veni?" Ma me
Kjell_Rehnstr=c3=b6m
Mar 27, 2016
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Re: Question about plural "que" & origin of Ob's "Is it that"?

On 3/26/16, sbartok1632@... [novial-discussion] ... I suppose a plural is possible, though I think in those rare cases where one wishes to specify
Stephen Rice
Mar 26, 2016
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Question about plural "que" & origin of Ob's "Is it that"?

I'd like to thank everyone for their responses to my questions thus far. While studying the interrogative pronoun "que," I can't see anything in AIL or the
steveb_667
Mar 26, 2016
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Re: Negative verb tenses - Before or after the auxiliary?

Den 2016-03-23 kl. 02:29, skrev ... Lo dikted, ke lo saled veni li sequent die. Ma me non sava ob me pove dikte "Lo did dikte, ke lo did sal veni li sequent
Kjell_Rehnstr=c3=b6m
Mar 22, 2016
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Re: Negative verb tenses - Before or after the auxiliary?

On 3/22/16, brg1942@... [novial-discussion] ... Covered in https://nov.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:AIL_Indirect_Speech though the form given there is
Stephen Rice
Mar 22, 2016
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Re: Negative verb tenses - Before or after the auxiliary?

Note that AIL has (see http://interlanguages.net/AILperplu.html http://interlanguages.net/AILperplu.html): It is easy to form further compound tenses by means
brg1942
Mar 22, 2016
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Re: Negative verb tenses - Before or after the auxiliary?

The fact that "non" can appear both before and after the auxiliary in sentences you find in AIL implies fhat both are acceptable. However in the example "...lo
brg1942
Mar 22, 2016
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Negative verb tenses - Before or after the auxiliary?

I have been working on my verb tenses when I realized that I was not certain where to place the negative in order to create negative verb tenses when it came
steveb_667
Mar 22, 2016
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Re: ud-form and wud

According to Novial Lexike: -ud in povud, volud, devud, esud = vud pove, vud voli, vud deve, vud es, in hipoteti satses: si me povud, me volud F si je pouvais,
brg1942
Mar 16, 2016
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Re: ud-form and wud

Den 2016-03-16 kl. 13:15, skrev Thomas Heberlein DO1HEB@... ... Me vud have, me vud mus, me vud festa. Kelki vordes pove forma kompositums kun vud: havud me
Kjell_Rehnstr=c3=b6m
Mar 16, 2016
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ud-form and wud

Thank you for the hint in regard of voli. But your reply brings me to another question: I know the form: me wud ... Does the ud-form, which you mentioned, work
Thomas Heberlein
Mar 16, 2016
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Re: Using "Voli"...

Thomas asks: But voli seems to me not very polite. How can I express my desire in a polite way? So my question is about the difference between I want ... and I
brg1942
Mar 15, 2016
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