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Re: Do you speak english?

From:Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>
Date:Monday, March 27, 2006, 23:23

In Tyl Sjok:

  Sjuxun nox xeng je  ha it    tyl sjok?
  [SMxMn nVx xEN  jE  ha it    t1l SVk]
  please ask may  you YN speak tyl sjok
  'Please may I ask: do you speak Tyl Sjok?'
  'Do you speak Tyl Sjok?'

  'sjuxun' and 'nox' used as verbs would both be 'to ask' in English, corresponding
  to request and interrogation, resp. (German: 'bitten' vs. 'fragen').  'sjuxun'
  (the request) is used for 'please'.