Weekly vocab 5 in Kash
|From:||Roger Mills <romilly@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, April 29, 2003, 5:44|
Trying to use everyday colloq. ("bad") Kash...
1. vacation prefaç
I had two weeks of vacation
yalesa prefaçmi anjuni ro telo (for _ro trelo_)
there-was my-vacation its-time 2 week
2. ocean roçe, but better 'beach' hacu
cosami hacun (for macosa ri hacuwe)
go-my beach/acc. (I-go loc. beach/dat.)
3. rain ripa
pando ripani, niya ronekni
a-lot rain-its, very cold-its
4. market fale
The open-air market remained open, though, and I had fun haggling.
mowa fale umut lusok yapaha, me ilongo proca-procañ
but market public follow it-open, me/dat lively/fun bargaining
5. ripoff cakaprocañ 'get the short end of the stick in bargaining'
I was the victim of many ripoffs, to the amusement of the vendors.
nunu me cakaprocañ, iyu çulolok praleleni
often me/dat ......, that amuse vendor-pl-dat-its=the
6. drunk pepuk
I became drunk on the obligatory tourist-unfriendly drink
maçupepuk umi puhi ecak, iyu ñupindi kundi kandoliye
I-became-drunk drink liquor village, that usually harmful visitor/dat
7. to vomit yuçak
pando me cakuçak
a-lot me/dat overcome-by-vomiting
8. temple areyal
masambi tolimi ri areyalaç re pando riyan
pleasant-my visit-my loc.temple-pl REL. many there
9. money toye
toyemi yamét ri lusni trelo angunjo
money-my all-gone loc. end-its week half
10. to return maçan
I had to return on foot.
maçambi, macayi haran
return-my, I-had-to walk
11. blister taronji 'little swelling' < tarom swollen
I am covered in blisters
me cakena taronjiçi
me/dat suffer-in a bad way little-swellings/gen.
(actually I'm not sure Kash can get sunburnt, because of their fur-- unless
the blisters were an after-affect of the drinking-- or more likely on the