Re: Hi to the Ukraine from Tokyo (was: Hi from Ukraine)
|From:||Michael Poxon <m.poxon@...>|
|Date:||Friday, November 23, 2001, 21:55|
From what I've seen the Russian speakers prefer Kyiv - so you can go into
your local shop and ask for a "Chicken Kyiv"!
----- Original Message -----
From: "SuomenkieliMaa" <suomenkieli@...>
Sent: Friday, November 23, 2001 9:34 AM
Subject: Hi to the Ukraine from Tokyo (was: Hi from Ukraine)
> --- "Y.Penzev" <yitzchaq@...> wrote:
> > Hi!
> > I'm a 33yo/m linguist from Ukraine. My native tongue
> > is Russian.
> Hmm, a language I've always been intrigued by, but
> never attempted. :-?
> > Now I'm a teacher of English and Biblical Hebrew at
> > a Bible college in Kyiv.
> Correct me if I'm wrong, but I thought the English
> spelling of your city would be Kiev. Or is that
> another city? I hail from a small town in the middle
> of a small state in the middle of the US. Now, I make
> my home in a big metropolis in the middle of a small
> > In English you can call me "Isaac" :-)
> In English, you can call me "Matt" :-)
> In Japanese, you can call me "Matto" :-L
> In Finnish, you can call me "Matti" :-?
> In Spanish, you can call me "Mateo" :-/
> In Portuguese, you can call me "Mateus" :->
> In French, you can call me "Matthieu" :-Y
> In this forum, you can call me "Matt33" :-I
> (...because we've got many other Matts here...)
> oh yes, and in my very own conlang Vya:a:h (which I
> often abbreviate as Vyh, because I cannot make the
> a/omlaut so have to indicate it by a: but get tired of
> doing that everytime), you can call me "Maththyy" :))
> > In my school days I tried to invent many languages
> > of my own. When I grew
> > older, I thought it just wasting time, and all my
> > projects went to a
> > trash-bin. But recently I've discovered hundreds (!)
> > of people, practicing
> > this *art* !
> Myself too, I considered it a waste-of-time for a long
> time. Now that I've found people of a like mind, I
> feel that my creativity ought to go unhindered with
> more experience and advice from everyone.
> > Guys, you've inspired me!
> Me too!
> > Hope to start this hobby soon again!
> Never too young (as you'll soon read) or too old to
> BTW, now that we've established who the youngest
> conlanger is, could anyone inform of who the oldest
> conlanger is??
> > ...and I like just learning languages, at least a
> > bit of it, just basics, to
> > feel the flavour. I've got a REAL collection of them
> > now...
> It may be a consensus that we all love languages, for
> whatever odd reasons we each hold. As you may
> recognize from my email alias, Finnish ranks as #1 for
> me. Oh... would you happen to speak any Estonian? I
> want to pick some more of that language up, but only
> know very basic things like "palun" and "aita".
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