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On Mon, 3 Nov 2003 09:26:37 +0200, dansulani <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:
>     This got me wondering how we all refer to
> age in our various conlangs.

"I'm twenty-three years old" in Atlantic Kirumb:

        Erte mé'f dósonth stre'k ântes.
      ['ErtE mef 'dusOnT strEk `@ntEs]
        be-3sg 1sg.of twenty three.and year.pl

This is the standard possessive construction, to say "X has Y," so: "I
have 23 years", lit. "23 years are mine".



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