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On Sun, 16 Sep 2001 14:25:27 -0400, "H. S. Teoh"
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>ObConlang: what kind of conjunctions are in your conlangs? Are
> they equivalent to the English "and", "but", etc., or are there
> different words for the various meanings of "and", or are they
> divided differently from conjunctions in English?

...
connective, as in both NP and NP
...aT
sequential, as in NP and then NP
...
comitative, as in NP and also NP
...ew
contrastive, as in NP and not NP
ew...ew
negative, as in neither NP nor NP
e...e
exclusive, as in either NP or NP
h...h
logical conditional, as in if NP then NP
...h
lesser conditional, as in NP if NP
il...il
durative, as in during NP then NP

There are more, of course, but those are the basic ones. The first
three are usually translated as "and". The fourth one is sometimes
transalted as "but" depending on how "but" is being used. Usually,
though, it is "and not".

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Sylvia Sotomayor
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wa jam anniTa;  (not.be thing.SG one/alone.ADJ)

The Klen language can be found at:
http://home.netcom.com/~sylvia1/Kelen/kelen.html