Re: The cost of time
|From:||Patrick Dunn <tb0pwd1@...>|
|Date:||Monday, February 11, 2002, 21:42|
> > It just occured to me I have no way in Vaior to say "I spent much of
> > today reading."
> > How do other languages handle this idea? I'm thinking mostly about
> > natlangs, but conlangs that have avoided the monetary associations
> > would be interesting to me, too.
Mujai uses a transitive form of the verb "kuili-" "to stand." So:
ir kuilikur ivikur huvur.
I stand look book.
"I spent/spend time reading."
Prurio modo viri qui in arbore pilosa est.