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madmouth commented on the word clitic doubling
"mr youse neednt be so spry
concernin questions arty
each has his tastes but as for i
i likes a certain party
gimme the he-mans solid bliss
for youse ideas ill match youse
a pretty girl who naked is
is worth a million statues"
October 14, 2009
bilby commented on the word clitic doubling
In Italian you can do it for extreme emphasis or comic effect, but it's not generally acceptable.
e.g. A me, mi piace.
To me, me (it) pleases = I really like it.
chained_bear commented on the word clitic doubling
This ought to go on VO's seduction list.
sionnach commented on the word clitic doubling
It sounds kind of dirty. But apparently I've been doing it for years now in Thpanish, whenever I double up that personal pronoun. According to the Lexicon of Linguistics:
SYNTAX: occurrence of a clitic in the presence of a corresponding (pronominal) object in a number of Romance languages, such as Spanish:
(i) Juan me visito a mi ayer
Juan me visited (to) me yesterday
All pronominal objects, such as mi in (i), must be 'doubled' by a corresponding clitic, in this case me.
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