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From:Mark Hutchinson <hutchies@...>
Date:Friday, May 4, 2001, 15:29
In Elé:

Elèyath-laidaiaýt thèkes, yaiôthoi!

El   èyath-  laidaia  ýt   thèkes,   yaiôthoi!
REL+be+CAUS  language+ACC  all+GEN,  be+CAUS+IMP+2P

'Those who make languages everywhere, make!'

Hmm. That's interesting. I had to make up a word for language, having not had one
before, strangely enough. It means 'thought-sharing', because the Koriéth (the
Elé-speakers) have a tactile sign-language for places where speech would be
disrespectful, so they think of language as simply a means of sharing the

Sorry. Burst into creative flow there...


Andalath-oi i-phailén! [Iéraith]
Ghe'o mpodag pa' che'! [Khâche']
Yeses kéthes!          [Elé]

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