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Re: An incomplete, but interesting, Conlang sketch

From:Rodlox <rodlox@...>
Date:Saturday, November 20, 2004, 7:25
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From: H. S. Teoh <hsteoh@...>
To: <CONLANG@...>
Sent: Friday, November 19, 2004 7:51 PM
Subject: Re: An incomplete, but interesting, Conlang sketch

> [Sorry for sending this so late: I was in the middle of composing this > reply when the work computer crashed, causing me to lose the > connection to my session, and I forgot about this message afterwards.]
sorry to hear that bit of bad news; hope everything's/everythings' better now.
> > > > kam pfring sleqampapfring > > I move OBJ.river > > I swam in the river > > > > There is a reverse prefix, as well - turning objects into features -
> > What about if you wanted to move the river? (I know it doesn't make > sense semantically, but what if you could transplant rivers?)
would "moving the river" be a good description of re-directing the river's flow? (and isn't that what canal projects do?).