Re: Þrjótran: Lesson 17b: Hví
|From:||Henrik Theiling <theiling@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, July 1, 2006, 23:06|
daniel prohaska writes:
> Þrjótran looks/feels cool - I've got a slight dialectal variation to offer,
> 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' (f.pl.), the langauge is
probably 'Øríslan lyng' (f.sg.).
Or do you have other proposals?
PS: I cannot promise that my GMP applies perfectly for this particular
language, but it seems ok to use it for getting an initial