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Re: Aorfoenni - New Language

From:Damian Yerrick <tepples@...>
Date:Wednesday, February 23, 2005, 1:04
"Joe Fatula" <joefatula@...> wrote:

> >>Lelem lesa ím gáe cern corarn ne vá. > >> > >> lelem = pour (more like "fall", but for liquids - gan conj.) > >> > >> The above is the full, original form of "les'ímgáenvá", which is what > >> people more commonly say. > > "May light and water pour over your fields." > > Of course, the shorter version sounds more like "your light and water", > which would be inexplicable if it weren't for the longer phrase.
Likewise with English "good-bye" < "God be with you". But the fortition scares me: |ch| > |c| but |c| > |ch|? -- Damian