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A few thoughts more about ZAhO


       le dacti ca ba'o zasti

states that the object is now in the aftermath of existing which
is almost like saying

       le dacti ca na zasti

except that it also explicitly states that the object has existed
some time before: "The object doesn't exist anymore". Indirectly
it sets the present to some point in time following the cessation
of the existence of the object.

There are a few idioms in English which are structurally very

       He was now past caring.

  co'o mi'e veion


 Veijo Vilva       vilva@viikki21.helsinki.fi