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Re: Translation exercize (Was Re: B-Sh has subject pronouns!)

From:bnathyuw <bnathyuw@...>
Date:Thursday, September 19, 2002, 15:00
 --- Mau Rauszer <maurauser@...> wrote: > Nihil Sum
 <nihilsum@...> 2002.09.16.

> > >"They killed him, because he knew everything." > >
inspired by, i think, christophe's comment, i've blatently nicked the sanskrt |iti| construction here : Cawras licac Dawg tatasa lnicac Gop duwanr /'tSaU4as ,lItSas 'daUg tatasa ,L\ItSatS 'gOp dUwa~4/ Car : do Cawr : did lic : s/he licac/lnicac : he Dag : die Dawg : died Gop : knows duwar : entirety dnuwanr : all things |-as| is used to coordinate clauses, and |tat-a| is used to nominalise reported speech/thought so : Cawr licac Dawg they made him die/they killed him licac Gop duwanr he knows everything Cawr licac Dawg tatasa licac Gop duwanr they killed him 'he knows everything'ly bn ===== bnathyuw | landan | arR stamp the sunshine out | angelfish your tears came like anaesthesia | phèdre __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Everything you'll ever need on one web page from News and Sport to Email and Music Charts