October 7th, 2005


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2005/10/07 19:01:00 - A tense situation…

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2005/10/08 13:57:36
some languages don't have a verb "to be"

And some have several. Spanish has one for permanent (ser) and one for temporary (estar) attributes. For existential usages of "to be", Japanese has one for inanimate (aru) and one for animate (iru).
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