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vocab #2.2 - KuJomu

From:Gracie V. <the1@...>
Date:Saturday, November 2, 2002, 17:05
On Sat, 02 Nov 2002, Aidan Grey wrote:

> 1. whoever
In KuJomu: Temyo ("person" + [unknown/hypothetical]), also Temeyo.
> Whoever stole my wallet is going to die!
Temyo swe tehchurrí mplat ago súwa! Person(+hypothetical) [who] stole (1stpers. poss./fam.)money (fut. ind.) die!
> 2. Which
> Which one do you like better?
Kyelán keshibe yé? Whichone prefer(2nd person fam.) (question indicator)? 3. scale
> What kind of bathroom scale do you have?
N/A (the culture doesn't have scales. Sorry, just never figured them in.)
> How many scales are there on a trout?
Kantyé dehpíi tinyo anláuk? How many/much(question ind.) scales has(hypothetically) (article)fish?
> Someone scaled the wall silently.
Temyo tehtob seppi uMut. Person(unknown) climbed quietly (article)wall.
> 4. throat
> My throat hurt, so I guessed I had some kind of infection.
Mivu tehraza mlehrr, jad tehjia'm swe tinyome kashashan. Pain affected (1st person poss. fam.)throat, so guessed(1st person fam. contraction) [that] had(unknown)(1st person fam.) [infection](lit. "something not good").
> 5. set
> Every one of the dish sets was chipped
Kullan na wakolepiring tehz tironjelé. Each one of (pl. article)groupdish was (slightly broken)
> Everytime he sets the table, he forgets the spoons.
Kullshen swe pessa uTab, ashtusa wasubu. (Every instance) that prepares(3rd person masc. fam.) (article)table, forgets(3rd person masc. fam.) (artcle)spoons. 6. slight
> Whenever her son has a slight cough, she takes him to the doctor.
Nibuye tínyosi sochasi titóp, silettso a yeze. When(unknown) has(hypothetical)(3rd pers. child) (3rd person fam. fem. poss.)son (diminutive)cough, (3rd pers. child)takes(3rd person fam. fem.) to doctor. 7. upstairs
> When we play hide-and-seek, sometimes I like to hide upstairs.
Nibu jwemeéyo muskugorote*, sukme kekkshen f'i-musku kalsuchèt. When play(1st pers. pl. fam.)(hypothetical) hideandseek*, like(1st pers. sing. fam.) to (infinitive)hide floorabove. 8. reduce
> He needs to reduce the number of cigarettes he smokes.
Dinwung uTota swe nefuzh zuya sharab fi sakú. Reducing (article)amount smokes(3rd pers. sing. fam.) be(conditional) beneficial for him. *There's no concept of being able to say what another "needs" to do. 9. care
> No one cares about him.
Katem sakír. No person (regarding him)cares(3rd pers.sing.fam.) 10. imagination
> I never had the imagination you have.
Tehtinme karrná ukhayali swe tinbe ebe. (past)have(1st pers. fam.) never (article)imagination that have(2nd pers. fam.) (2nd pers. fam. emphasis) Was I supposed to have done a formal introduction, or somesuch?