Christopher Write wroght:
>Sorry I’m late.
And evidently confused......it’s #10, I tell you!!
>A bit of simple linguistic vocab.
And ever more devilish... ;-)))
Those people pronounce everything oddly.
kaç nila ehas-ehas içindi yuno kotani
person those strange2 they=speak all word(s)-their
(kaç nila is arch./bookish/euphonious to avoid “kaçila nila”)
Finnish agglutinates a lot.
sende suwomi pando yavekep humbiyaçni
lang. .... much it-joins piece-pl-its (=morphemes)
He conjugates his verbs superbly
niya lembo yarunjura kotamepuçni
very well he-recites word-work-pl-his
Some dialects change syntax
tapat sesendeç, yaçunu añelatendeni
some dialects(top.), it-differs syntax-its/their
There are two morphemes in “head cold”
word ..... (meaning-its .....) it-contains two word-base
acc’g knowlege-our, word .... it-contains one base only
“as far as we know,”
OTOH, word “makaya” (meaning....) there-is two part-its -- piece captured ma- (‘I’) with base kaya (‘know’)
Refuse is building up in the city
sambatni akukop ri enje yaçulavi (ya-çu-lavi)
quantity-of ... in city it-become-more
The stench is horrible.
bad-smell-of it accid.-(extremely) disgusting
I flinch whenever I pass a midden.
Me cakaçamat anju-anju maharan ri vora yuruñi (akukop)
me/dat. ..... when2 I-walk at side place-its (garbage)
I play a lyre for rich men in the city
matepet tasutan/upal uçoñi kaçili pendoye ri enje
I-strum “lute/harp” for(=benefit of) person-pl-gen. rich in city
They are overbearingly proud, but they also pay well.
nile cakaçapus, takanda hangani yaleñ
them/dat ....., nevertheless pay-its is-good