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D'accord.  Yo anc dezirus vidir plu de Neo chi tie.


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From: "Chris Burd" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Sunday, January 30, 2000 5:34
Subject: Neo


> Arturo Maas wrote:
>
> >E Deo dicir: Siu lum, e lum sir.
> >E Deo vidir ke lo lum sir bona.
>
> >(Biblo, versyon Roy James)
>
> Based on the 2-page Neo overview from 1963 that I've seen (it's available
> in a couple of places on the web), I'd expect "Si lum..." rather
> than "Siu lum..." Did that change? Using the infinitive form for the
> imperative sounds economical, but does it work in practice?
>
> It's a nice language, actually. I was surprised to see so much influence
> from Esperanto. In fact, viewed as an Esperanto reform project (let's
ignore
> the dissimilar vocabulary), I prefer it to Ido for its more elegant
finessing
> of (1) the -s/-j problem (yes, you can get plurals in -s without tearing
> down the whole system), and (2) for jettisoning the overly complex
> participial system
> (which only inspired Ido's authors to complexify the infinitives).
>
> Any chance of a longish, bilingual text?
>
> Chris
>