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High degree pronominalisation
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The word saso can be used for the pronominalisation of a high degree:

Example 1

Sa heech stie it wetter
so high stood the water
That was how high the water was
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The word saso can be used for the pronominalisation of a high degree:

Example 2

Sa heech stie it wetter
so high stood the water
That was how high the water was

The near synonymous likeas cannot be used in this way:

Example 3

*Like heech stie it wetter
so high stood the water
That was how high the water was

It requires the addition of an equative complement:

Example 4

It wetter stie like heech as yn 1953
the water stood as high as in 1953
The water rose as high as in 1953

In the sentence above, like can be replaced by krekt sajust as.

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