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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) [991014 00:31]:
> 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)
Person A: [..] a=F2 Hu =EFmir:o: gavgala=FE [..]
"and.then attack EMPHASIS-cat dog-big-PATIENT"
Person B: keeee=ECga'!
"Better living through conlanging"