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Re : new Tunu discoveries

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Date:Tuesday, September 7, 1999, 21:09
Dans un courrier dat=E9 du 07/09/99 20:04:48  , Charles a =E9crit :

> All I did was relex by algorithm, but that was a lot of fun. > Writing a little Perl script allows any arbitrary thing desired; > like, any animal word should have a Z in it, or somesuchthing.
????? you should have told me first you were bungling the vocab.
> I beg your pardon!? Translate this: > "We will gather some kindling wood." > (This can have only one implication.)
tata kamu lochukai pene tiketang tete. we future gather wood-kindling some.
> "Take him to the pot and seat him ha-ha." > (This can be used in 3 ways.)
chemo wa tutu lochekai titi lae lime nocho-wang-mono thank TOP you direct him into-that (he) sit_on pot-for-* (wa) litu-(tai) (kau) lawa "ha-ha". (TOP) laugh-(by-him/you) (from-this) into "haha". i need more info here : who laughs ? because of what ? (ad)verbs are made with a pronoun which refers either to the "subject" or the topic, which in turn may be either a subject or a verb or a clause. hmmm. now i understand you mean : "what is the subject of the adverb ?" mathias