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sarcasm & irony (was: Re: Re : Re: A request from a non-conlanger)

From:taliesin the storyteller <taliesin@...>
Date:Thursday, October 14, 1999, 0:21
* Charles ( [991014 00:31]:
> >From Http://Members.Aol.Com/Lassailly/Tunuframe.Html wrote: >=20 > > tunuans would translate "bullshit" as "nini simo"
/snip examples/ =20
> Is there a sarcasm/irony morpheme? > I think you just opened Pandora's can of worms.
AFMCL, one word in ta:ruven that (usually) marks irony is <ke=ECga'> (the e can be drawn out to ridiculous lengths) Silly example: Person A: [..] a=F2 Hu =EFmir:o: gavgala=FE [..] "and.then attack EMPHASIS-cat dog-big-PATIENT" Person B: keeee=ECga'! "yeah right!" tal. --=20 "Better living through conlanging"