(1) a. He must not leave.
b. He does not have to leave.
(2) a. He began to want to eat.
b. He wanted to begin to eat.
(3) a. He did not want to stop working.
b. He wanted not to stop working.
c. He wanted to stop not working.
d. He did not want to stop not working.
e. He did not stop wanting to work.
f. He stopped not wanting to work.
g. He stopped wanting not to work.
h. He did not stop wanting not to work.
hrhenry wrote:I hope that's not too vague an answer. Truthfully, I've only been at Ojibwe for a year or so, on and off, and it's kicking my ass more often than not.
Trebor wrote:Haha. Thanks for the info you passed along. I'm left wondering, though, whether Ojibwe grammar necessitates that (3:a-h) all remain ambiguous...
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