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Since we're looking things up, I'll go ahead and add one of the two I 
didn't include before.

Tariatta: Du oshith ferusseth.  (Is cat-the car-in/on-the)

Qalonse doesn't yet have words for either cat or any sort of vehicle, so 
I'll just skip that for now.


On 08/29/2018 03:59 PM, Jeffrey Brown wrote:
> The cat/animal is on the car/anything.
>
> In Beltös:
>
> Žeš ‘iḱat́a t́edebent́iz ‘ižbi ḱizampaläh
>
> The she-cat rests on the wheel.
>
> The Beltös people do not have any cars, nor any vehicles for that matter.
> They do have wheels, though, which is what I chose to substitute. Wheels
> are considered useless toys. And they don’t neuter cats, or any animals.
> They are either he-cats or she-cats. Finally, there is a copula, but it
> cannot be used in this context. The cat has to be doing something: sitting,
> standing, resting, sleeping, on the wheel.
>
> (I know the Beltös grammar pretty well, but I did have to reference the
> lexicon.)
>
> On Tue, Aug 28, 2018 at 1:18 PM Jim Thain <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> I was on Facebook, earlier today when I ran across a post from one of my
>> language groups.
>> The post was for multilingual skills, and I thought it might be nice to try
>> something similar here.
>>
>> How would you say:
>>
>> The cat/animal is on the car/anything.
>>
>> in your conglang(s), without looking at your grammar.
>>
>> Now I have to admit I can't do this for my conlang, but I know some of you
>> can probably do this in your sleep.
>>