|From:||Roger Mills <romilly@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, January 29, 2003, 4:08|
> Vocab #10a
> Topic: negation
> 1. bathe toçin
>He didn't bathe yesterday.ta yatoçin koprat
not he-bathe yesterday
Cf. colloq. All week, he hasn't taken a single bath!
trelo yunoni, ta yamepu toçiñi tapes!
week all-of it, not he-make bathe-his not-one
> 2. narrow travoçil lit. unwide
> This road isn't that narrow.ratu tayu ta yatravoçil aloni yu.
road this not it-unwide like that
> 3. jealous karenja ~krenja (pejor.pfx + renja 'desire strongly')
> I am not jealous!ta me hañukrenja! OR ta me cakrenja
not 1s/Dat soul-jealous....not 1/dat overcome-by/jealous
> 4. sting ciyap
> Luckily, the hornet didn't sting me.papañi kemboni ta man yaciyap(sa)
luck-of it kembo(insect)-the not 1s/acc it-sting(past)
papañi ta me cakaciyap kembowini
"luckily I didn't get stung by the kembo"
> 5. who kari
> Who wouldn't?kari ta melo(ka)? (colloq. tambelo(ka))
who not want(Q-- technically incorrect here)
> 6. grief añavan < avan 'grieve inwardly' come to grips= çunurak 'make/be at peace(nurak) with'
> She couldn't come to grips with her grief.ta pole yaçunurak liri añavañi
not able 3s-make-peace concerning grief-her
> 7. decrease çumimik 'get small(er)', çukomban 'get less'
> The profits have not decreased for 2 years.apandoçni ta içukomban ri anju ro pehan
profit-pl-its/the not 3pl-get-less LOC time 2 year
> 8. annoy kraku
> You couldn't annoy me if you tried.colloq. ta pole me kraku kambun çasati
not able 1/dat annoy even-if try-your
> 9. camera (a)tenjet (native), OR mupak (< Gwr)
> That is not a camera - it's a calculator.iyu, ta yale tanjet, yale prambin
that, not it-is ...., it-is .....
(atenjet is a deformed loan translation of the Gwr, "picture-room", cf.
> 10. boot lingandrak (footwear); oporop "kick out" < opor 'outside'
> She doesn't like boots.ta yalisam lingandrak(aç)
not 3-like boot(pl)
lingandrak < lingaran 'shoe'+ -rak 'big'; lingaran < limbe 'wear' + ekaran
'foot' < haran 'walk'
> Don't boot him out!yanda yan oporop!!
do-not 3/acc kick-out
> Vocab #10b will follow..........