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Re: shdeete

From:Irina Rempt <ira@...>
Date:Tuesday, January 30, 2001, 21:57
Found some old messages in my inbox...

On Fri, 17 Nov 2000, Jim Hopkins wrote:

> Hast thou never seen a dog sitting in a tree? I like that Elliot!
Natay dosta lea reshien nedat na chalenay? na.tay dost.a lea resh.ien na chal.en.ay NEG.when dog.acc-s REL tree.loc-s sit.PRS-3s NEG see.PRF.PRS-2s "never" (that is: "a dog that sits in a tree", Valdyan doesn't have any participles) (I'd almost translated "I like that Elliot" as well :-)
> In Druni we would say: "Késh pasokóva djanubárit díni derevúshan ratá > shunyáve?" > > And I guess we would have to answer: "Rá, ratá, murnízhe tá fitoovó!" No, > never, only cats!
Nay, natay, muzi chanie! nay na.tay muz.i! no NEG.when cat.nom-s one.loc "only" Irina -- Varsinen an laynynay, saraz no arlet rastynay. (myself)