Re: Re : Reconstruction works, was: Re : a weird question...
|From:||Barry Garcia <barry_garcia@...>|
|Date:||Friday, September 17, 1999, 1:09|
>Fi, fi donc !
>i don't need swadesh to know that all languages descend from tunu.
>let me see : tunu "note" means "record".
>mama means mother, papa means father.
>"mochi" means "accompany" > giving french "moi aussi".
>tupo =3D accumulate > indonesian "tambah"
>lika =3D admire > english "to like"=20
>pisu =3D advance > french "(d=E9)pass=E9"
>tipi =3D advise > greek "type" and indonesian "tipu" (to deceive)
>moche =3D bring > jap "motsu"
>i think tunu's anteriority to any language is no thing to prove anymore.
>but of course, i will abide by the swadesh stuff when i have time.
>or maybe Charles, who discovered the vocabulary first.
Ahh, and Tilan Neva is distantly related to Spanish :).
Yo - I
tu - you
el - he
Desar - To want - related to desear :)=20
"Raw to the floor like reservoir dogs" - A.V. Helden=20