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Re: Weekly Vocab #1.1.10 (repost #1)

From:Dennis Paul Himes <himes@...>
Date:Sunday, November 19, 2006, 1:42
Henrik Theiling <theiling@...> wrote:
> > Last posted: May 31st, 2002
I did these for Gladilatian back then. This is for Seezzitonian.
>> From: Aidan Grey <grey@...> >> >> Brought to you by a (architecture), d (directions), and subordinate >> clauses. >> >> Note: I'm going to give fewer context sentences since it seems that 10 >> is too many. >> >> 1. house
>> 2. wall
>> 3. door
>> 4. threshold
>> 5. window
>> 6. lock (v or n)
n. eexaabaadait v. eexaabaadap, eexaabaadab
>> 7. room
>> 8. bathroom
>> 9. corner
>> 10. ceiling
>> My house has a door that faces north, but windows that face east and >> west.
Xapo bodo doto ssttofoj omoj feenomom, empewossttopaj omopaj feeddom efeumom. house-NOM 1XS-POSS-PS have-IND-PRES-3PS door-S-ACC-IND-PRES exist-IND-PRES-PS-ACC north-S-ASS-IND-PRES but-window-P-ACC-IND-PRES exist-IND-PRES-3PP-ACC east-S-ASS-IND-PRES and-west-S-ASS-IND-PRES
>> That unusual house has 6 walls per room.
Xapo tibaabo doto ssttopaj ssilop xaminotet. house-NOM be_typical-NEG-3PS have-IND-PRES-3PS wall-P-ACC-IND-PRES six-3P-IND-PRES room-S-DIS-IND-PRES
>> The threshhold is where the door is.
Mowo omo lobiblobib omo sstto. threshold-S-NOM exist-IND-PRES-3PS RELATIVE_PRONOUN-PS-LOC-PS-LOC exist-IND-PRES-3PS door-S-NOM Note: There's an understood "pobib" ("at the place") here. "The threshold is (at the place) at which is the door." I took advantage of Seezzitonian's loose word order to make the sentence nicely symmetric.
>> There aren't any locks on the doors, not even on the bathroom door.
Eexaabaadapiit obait ssttobib, eeyobait ssttobib xaminottettoyo. lock-P-NOM exist-NEG-IND-PRES-3TP door-P-LOC-IND-PRES surprising-exist-NEG-IND-PRES-3TP door-S-LOC-IND-PRES bathroom-S-ASS-PS
>> In the southern corner, against the ceiling, there are many cobwebs.
SSttoyobib feemeenomeemo mimeejo zinitmaddyoj fiblitxixiit zumiit. corner-S-LOC south-S-ADE-PS touch-IND-PRES-1PS ceiling-S-ACC-IND-PRES web-P-NOM be_many-IND-PRES-3TP
>> Aidan
=========================================================================== Personal pronouns are indicated by the person number followed by case data, e.g. 1XS-ASS-1F for "boyu", meaning "my" NEG is the abbreviation for a negative form. GENDERS F Feminine M Masculine P Positional T Transportable U Uncountable NUMBERS P Plural S Singular CASES ABE Abessive ABL Ablative ACC Accusative ADE Adessive ASS Associative BEN Benefactive CAU Causative COM Comitative DER Derivative DIS Distributive ILL Illative INE Inessive INS Instrumentive LOC Locative NOM Nominative POS Possessive PRO Prolative VOC Vocative Adjectival cases can be distinguished from the corresponding adverbal cases because the latter will be followed by gender and number and the latter by tense and mood. PERSONS 1N First Person Inclusive 1X First Person Exclusive 2 Second Person 3F Third Person Feminine 3M Third Person Masculine 3P Third Person Positional 3T Third Person Transportable 3U Third Person Uncountable TENSES FUT Future PAST Past PRES Present MOODS ANAL Analytic IND Indicative HYP Hypothetic OPT Optative SUB Subjunctive =========================================================================== Dennis Paul Himes <> Gladilatian page: Seezzitonian page: Disclaimer: "True, I talk of dreams; which are the children of an idle brain, begot of nothing but vain fantasy; which is as thin of substance as the air." - Romeo & Juliet, Act I Scene iv Verse 96-99