Re: R: Natlang-based "IAL pidgins"
|Date:||Tuesday, September 12, 2000, 8:17|
Am 09/12 08:38 Mangiat yscrifef:
> Ungaretti was a great poet. 'Si sta come d'autunno sugli alberi le foglie',
> 'Natale' ... his poetry is called 'ermetica' because of its obscurity, but
> at least it's Italian!
>What does the line of poetry translate as?
The Norwegian/Russian pidgin was Russonorsk, or _Moya po Tvoya_ (Me to
You). I think it is one of the more fascinating pidgins that existed -
and this would be a great cue for Boudewijn to quote from Holm's Pidgins
and Creoles. :)
Andrew Smith, Intheologus email@example.com
It hurts me to watch the snaring of the unicorn.