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Re: interesting idiom, Taalennin, and an IPA question

From:Roger Mills <romilly@...>
Date:Saturday, March 30, 2002, 7:06
Aidan Grey wrote:
> Anyway, I came across an interesting idiom / metaphor in a book I've >been reading. Someone "sipped from a pipe". I think that's an incredibly >neat idea, and one I'm incorporating into Taalennin.
FWIW, in Indonesian, it's _minum rokok_ "drink a cigarette"_ (rokok [roko?] is somehow derived/corrupted from Dutch rooken 'to smoke'--- OK OK I think the modern spelling would be roken.......))