|From:||Apollo Hogan <apollo@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, August 5, 2003, 19:01|
Here's some of the latest vocab translated into 'Chrol', for
I use X-Sampa in the [brackets].
Except I will short-cut:
N = N\ L = L\
r = r\ x = x\
G = G\
On Sat, 19 Jul 2003, Christopher Wright wrote:
> 1. cream
> Cats enjoy eating cream.
ngan KRYN kcvl nlvvl-grsak kgan gaxlax l6wkkvk'
ACC "cream" PRES.ABS lick -WANTING ERG cat/dog/etc GEN.KNOW
[ NgQN kr1N kt_S@L NL@:l grxQk kgQn gQRLQR LGMkk@k' ]
('cream' is not a typical concept for trolls, so here I just used
the borrowed word, adapted for Chrol phonotactics.)
> 2. thin
> This cat is thin, so he must not have eaten much of anything, much less
lelgyg-vl gchan gaxlax l6okkokh.
small -PRES.ABS NOM cat 1H.VIS
[ LELg1g@L gt_S_hQN gQRLQR LGokkok_h ]
ngan c'aeaes qvj craeq-c'aeaes kgan gaxlax l6eccek.
ACC NOTHING PRES.HYP eat -NEG ERG cat INFER
[ NgQN t_S'a:x q@d_Z t_Sraq t_S'a:x kgQN gQRLQR LGEt_St_SEk]
ngan KRYN qvj craeq-c'aeaes-c'aeaes l6eccek.
ACC "cream" PRES.HYP eat -NEG -(REDUP) INFER.
[ NgQN kr1N qQd_Z t_Sraq t_S'a:x t_S'a:x LGEt_St_SEk ]
Whew, I'm too lazy to finish the rest, so that's all.