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Re: Re : Reconstruction works, was: Re : a weird question...

From:Barry Garcia <barry_garcia@...>
Date:Friday, September 17, 1999, 1:09 writes:
>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" >etc. > >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 ____________________________________________________________________ = =20 =20 "Raw to the floor like reservoir dogs" - A.V. Helden=20 ____________________________________________________________________