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Re: Weekly Vocab 25 in Tok Inlis

From:J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>
Date:Friday, October 17, 2003, 16:56
In a message dated 2003:10:16 08:17:25 PM, Mathias (takatunu@FREE.FR) writes:

>J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...> wrote: > > ::impressed with Tok Inlis:: I am workin' on & off on Inglitz (besides >g0miileg0, of course). Imagine English mangled Berlitz Language Style! > >Inglitz = Ingliz + Berlitz... > ><<< > >Tankim yu a planti, yu pren wa mi. Yu i tokbak i rait samtin wi nais a >planti taim u mi i rait mel a pas :-)
sOOndz lIk ah plan
>A wepa (however) den a wataim da yu i mekluk sampis wa Tok Inglitz aim >mipipol?
Mangalang ;) Inglitz iz ahn "satirical tourist acrolect", hehe
>Mi i mek wantok dis a long wa wiken wi pas na i got sistembostok wi semlaik >sistembostok wa wantok wa mi dis wi nada: > >u = who, that, which > >i = "he" (before the predicate) = do, be > >a = @, in, by, -ly--Example: a gut = good-ly = well > >wa = u+a = of > >wi = u+i = who is/does = adjective > >da = that (introducing the subclause to a verb) > >dis = this (closing a subclause) > >-im = suffix to a verb showing that the object is oblique > >Example: > >Mi raitim gal wa mi--I write to my girl > >Mi rait mel aim gal wa mi--I write a letter to my girl
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