FairyLang (fairylang) wrote,

Tense Structure: Tier 1

Tense marking of the subject is relative to the speaker and indicates the overall tense of the clause.

Isan dasiu napysh.
Eat mouse(past) cheese(dir-obj).
The mouse ate the cheese.

Isan dasu napysh.
Eat mouse(pres) cheese(dir-obj).
The mouse is eating the cheese.

Isan dasuy napysh.
Eat mouse(fut) cheese(dir-obj).
The mouse will eat the cheese.
Tags: conlang, grammar, tense and aspect, verbs

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