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Re: some origins...

From:lucasso <lucasso@...>
Date:Thursday, November 12, 1998, 23:10
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Od: Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>
Do: Multiple recipients of list CONLANG <CONLANG@...>
Data: 11 listopada 1998 02:40
Temat: Re: some origins...

>On Tue, 10 Nov 1998 22:08:28 +0100 lucasso <lucasso@...> >writes: >>what do you know about origins of simple word like time >>time is an abstract >>you can't touch time, you can't even see time (i've never seen time, >>are >>you? >>so why time words in every languages are so old and simple are there >>any >>ideas?? >>(time, Zeit, czas, toki, tiempo, tid, ido", uair, etc...) >> >>and what about articles, what can be origins of them? > >Well, about the articles, this may not really help with natlangs, but >i've theorized the origin of my conlang, Rokbeigalmki, 's definite >article. In "Modern" Rokbeigalmki it's _-a_ /?a/ attached to the end of >the word, but in Proto-Rokbeigalmki it was _a~_ /?a::/, a really long /a=
> if somone was talking about something, and needed to describ=
>it, so paused "aaaaaaaaaaaaaaa....." while looking around for a suitable >example or description. >
:)) good!!! ... -- lucasso