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Re: Weekly Vocab 6: to know

From:Mike Ellis <nihilsum@...>
Date:Thursday, May 8, 2003, 6:06
Garrett Jones wrote:

>something interesting i noted with people's translations for the verb 'to >know': all but one person's conlang either had more than one word for the >english word 'to know' or omitted a word in one case.
>Mike Ellis: one word for both >- s'iznek: to know
As the only one who didn't have two words, I ought to explain. There IS a seperate word in Rhean for "to know" a person, |mirs'ak|, which is the same word used for "recognise". But both |tilera vasig'| "contents of (a) letter" and |miz vratakrhot| "the way/method to wield a sword" are pieces of knowledge, THINGS you can know. M