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Re: A use for "aizh" ...

From:Mau Rauszer <maurauser@...>
Date:Friday, August 30, 2002, 19:10
> >>>_Ez laist aizh dair ai anév dadair_ "The been beautiful language is now > >>>more > >>>beautiful" > >> > >>Is "ez" an homage to Hungarian? > > > >No. If _ez_ is the definite article in Hungarian, it just a coincidence. > > No, it means "this", but it was certainly close enough for me to give > a Mr. Spockian eyebrow raise. The definite article is "a/az (before > vowels)", which I assume came from "az", "that". Hence, "this > person", "ez az ember", "that person", "az az ember".
So it's also a coincidence that anév is the HUngarian equivalent of "the name" ('a név') -- Mau Ábrahám Zsófia alias Mau Rauszer | | "Yú lawe ta mau taqe yibali amis qi ú neb dagu tawiy iq." -- Kipling