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Re: Þrjótran: Lesson 17b: Hví

From:daniel prohaska <danielprohaska@...>
Date:Tuesday, July 4, 2006, 11:58
From: Henrik Theiling

daniel prohaska writes:

> Henrik,
> Þrjótran looks/feels cool - I've got a slight dialectal variation to
> from the archipelago to the south:
> Hví katt? [kvui kaht] Who sings?
> <Qui(s) cantat?
> Aukkull myr katt. ['EIhkUdl mi:r kaht] My uncle sings.
> Eykkli mí kattað. ['EIhkle mui 'kahta] My uncles sing.
> <Avunculi mei cantant.
> Hvoð pjásar tú? [kvo: pjOa:sar tYu:] What do you think?
"Hehe. Very nice! I had hoped to hear it with this particular pronunciation once. Now I have. :-) Hmm, what would this language be called? Let's see... Since the archipelago is surely called 'Ørísli' (, the langauge is probably 'Øríslan lyng' ( Or do you have other proposals? **Henrik PS: I cannot promise that my GMP applies perfectly for this particular language, but it seems ok to use it for getting an initial feel. :-)” -------------------------------- Nice to hear you like it. I think “Ørísli” [“2:rUs`dle] is a fine name for the con-place! Keep it up! Dan


Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>