|From:||René Uittenbogaard <ruittenb@...>|
|Date:||Monday, May 15, 2006, 11:36|
Browsing through Swahili lessons I came across the following:
Una jiko? - Ninalo.
Do you have a stove? - Yes I have (I have it).
So I start thinking, ninalo? I know that word. Not being fluent in
Calénnawn, I look up the word in my own lexicon:
ninálo - keep, hold, wear, carry, "have" sth.
Although not the verb used to describe "to possess" (which is "ássi"),
it is curiously close. I'm sure I had neven seen any Swahili when I
invented the word in Calénnawn.