Rabbit (was Re: me and my languages)
|From:||Sylvia Sotomayor <kelen@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, September 13, 2001, 20:08|
On Tuesday 11 September 2001 15:58, Rik Roots wrote:
> I was having to work up some example text for the revised Gevey
> grammar, when I came up with the following:
> Mik leprhuu nets pukrhe tem beduu rhou zharhi-skone,
> man kuu nets te buu rhou zhari-skone
> (If rabbit was good enough for my father, then it is good enough
> for me).
>I like this!
In Kélen, this would be:
hí tielen pa ancúrre jahé ám mo málmára,
hí pa ancúrre jahé ám mo lién.
if past PA "rabbit" goodness enough for my-mother,
then PA "rabbit" goodness enough for me.
wa jamú anániTa; (not.be thing.SG one/alone.ADJ)
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