Weekly Vocab 10
|From:||Mike Ellis <nihilsum@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, June 5, 2003, 0:49|
It's 10. Last week's was number 9.
And there have been some other translation exercises posted recently which
I must get around to...
Mair yarjukom orpadad: 2539 orpe
Sonra yarjukom orpadad: 2556 orpe
>1. to pronouncezduak, keipalbak
>Those people pronounce everything oddly.Eya pöki paikuin eyetie keipalbaz.
that people everything-ACC odd-ADV pronounce-3PL
>2. to agglutinatekinitmak
>Finnish agglutinates a lot.Suomiava dag'ie kinitma.
Finnish much-ADV agglutinate-3SG
>3. to conjugateprocanak
>He conjugates his verbs superbly.Jodonin s'urebie procana.
verbs-ACC excellent-ADV conjugate-3SG
>4. syntaxkac'ik, kac'ikuvat
>Some dialects change syntax.Kac'ik waerizna üsoziai anc'ez.
syntax(-ACC) vary-3PL-REL dialects exist-3PL
>There are two morphemes in "head cold".I "kyaanovela" lak imic'leti anc'ez.
in "head-cold" two* morphemes exist-3PL
*of course, Rheans would likely say "kyaanni vela" -- three morphemes.
>6. refusefmas' (garbage specifically)
znika (any waste, garbage, sewage, etc)
>Refuse is building up in the city.I tibadom znika jibozokas'.
in city-INST waste MID-accumulate-3SG
>The stench is horrible.Rank'ad gül c'e.
stench disgusting be:3SG
>8. to flinchtic'ek (wince in pain, twitch by reflex)
geredak (recoil, cringe)
>I flinch whenever I pass a midden.Paidorod yar bongadz g'ec'am ba geredam.
every-when by dungheap pass-1SG COND cringe-1SG.
>9. to play (instrument)dvaduek
>I play a lyre for rich men of the city.Tibada bagotit kaz dvaduim.
city-GEN rich-PL-DAT "kaz"(-ACC)* perform-1SG
*the |kaz| is a Rhean stringed instrument, and I'm still not sure how it
>They are overbearingly proud, but they also pay well.Erobrünmik yoto c'ez, ak' dag'ie platvaz.
"overbearing" proud be:3PL , but much-ADV pay-3PL