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Re: odd phrase/translation exercise

From:René Uittenbogaard <ruittenb@...>
Date:Saturday, February 12, 2005, 0:20
Mark J. Reed wrote:

> "I didn't know that you were a philosopher".
I opted for "wisdom-lover" as the Calénnawn translation of "philosopher": Éše hi panalúta zóno sónntiše nùmiba-viváyna. /'ESE hi pana'luta 'zono 'sOn:tiSE ,numibavi'vAjna/ É-še hi panalúta zóno sónnti-še nùm<ib>a-vi-váyna. 1SG-PAST not know that 2SG-PAST wise<ABSTR>-AGT-love I didn't know that you were a wisdom-lover. René