Re: reflexive verbs (was: Re: Conlang T Shirt)
|From:||Gerald Koenig <jlk@...>|
|Date:||Monday, November 1, 1999, 3:56|
>Irina Rempt wrote:
>>Another example: _le denesan_ "we're about to go", but usually,
>>depending on context, "let's go!" (a nice reflexive, "put ourselves",
>>with the result of _chaza_ wherever you go and put yourself)
>Reminds me of an expression in Tokana meaning "to appear/show up":
>"umafiteuna iniei", literally "to add oneself to the eyes" (i.e. to add
>oneself to the group of things that are within view).
Wish we had been able to "umafiteuna iniei" at the Chinese Restaurant
while you were still on the Westside. Well, have a good time at my
old alma mater uwm and throw a stone in lake Mendota for me before
it freezes over.