Well, it was inevitable... I promise this will be the last one! :) oterupōla should actually be oterupō‘ā I accidentally put in the 3S.PAT morpheme instead of the 3P.PAT... (That's what happens when you are just getting back into conlanging and your language of 2-3 years ago...) OK, leaving y'all alone now :)) -------- James W. On Wed, 08 Apr 2009 12:38 -0500, "James W." <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > Oopsie again. The sentence form and the interlinear form don't agree > on the ordering of the last 2 elements. In this regard the interlinear > is correct, so it should read: > > akaihe oterupōla me, oteruŋīfe teke hoto. > > I wonder what I'll find wrong with it next... :eyeroll: > > -------- > James W. > > On Wed, 08 Apr 2009 11:54 -0500, "James W." <[log in to unmask]> > wrote: > > GRR. Can't even type the name of my own language. The correct form > > of the language name should be: > > > > āseka‘eni > > > > My apologies. > > -------- > > James W. > > > > On Wed, 08 Apr 2009 11:51 -0500, "James W." <[log in to unmask]> > > wrote: > > > On Fri, 03 Apr 2009 09:57 -0700, "Sai Emrys" <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > > > > > > > > "That which is hateful to you, do not do to your fellow" (or cultural > > > > / idiomatic equivalent, e.g. the more modern English "do unto others > > > > as you would have them do unto you") > > > > > > In āsek‘aeni: > > > akaihe oterupōla me, oteruŋīfe hoto teke. > > > > > > akaihe oteru-pō-la me oteru-ŋī-fe teke hoto > > > people be.kind-2AGT-3PL.PAT COND, be.kind-3PL.AGT-2S.PAT OPTAT FUT > > > > > > "If you are kind to people, they will want to be kind to you." > > > > > > This is a language of a literate society that will someday (maybe) have > > > an orthography. But for these purposes, the Romanization is sufficient. > > > Hopefully the macrons and eng did not break in their trek trough the > > > Listserv. > > > > > > -------- > > > James W.