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Re: What did Rodlox do? (was: Tagalog & trigger idea: I'd like comments. :)

From:Rodlox <rodlox@...>
Date:Thursday, November 18, 2004, 19:44
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From: Ray Brown <ray.brown@...>
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Sent: Thursday, November 18, 2004 5:15 PM
Subject: What did Rodlox do?

 Me no know.

> The only thing that changes is _a_, _o_ and _u_. Therefore, I would deduce > that _a_ = '(to) see', _o_ = '(to) fear' and _u_ = '(to) seek'. In other > words that what you are doing with the three opening letters is using > three different monosyllabic verbs. > > Of the other two words, I would consider there are two likely analyses: > _ether_
interesting. fascinating. super-cool.
> I would be wishing that there were interlinear glosses :)
and there will be...once I understand what I'm doing, so I don't mislabel something, thus thereby giving birth to a huge debate over the proper term for what I had called [insert random name]. :) sorry.