Re: A curious wordlist
|From:||Adam Walker <carrajena@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, March 29, 2007, 22:32|
It looks like an attempt at recording a Southern Min
dialect to me.
--- Roger Mills <rfmilly@...> wrote:
> Supposedly of the "natives of Sumatra", but there
> isn't a recognizable
> Austronesian word in sight. I believe "sea...Hai"
> is Chinese. How about
> the rest? Does anyone recognize anything? Bear in
> mind, it was published in
> 1773, apparently the result of one of Capt. Cook's
> voyages. The forms, of
> course, must be pronounced as if they were English
> words, so "oo" is
> apparently [u], "ee" is [i], most likely :-)))
Ed ñavisud in junu suñu pera nun regrediri ad ul Erodu, regrediruns ad il
sustrus provinchi peu'l via aurra.