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Re: Give us this day our daily translation

From:Anthony M. Miles <theophilus88@...>
Date:Saturday, September 23, 2000, 2:24
>Message: 1 > Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2000 02:30:00 -0400 > From: Matt McLauchlin <matt_mcl@...> >Subject: Re: FW: Give us this day our daily translation > > >"Gratitude is the sign of noble souls"
Noble souls show gratitude. tyeiendro'neimondra ta'ndra ta'mpha'la roupha'dyama'mabwo [t_jej.,en.dro:.'nej.mon.dra 'ta:n.dra ' row.,p_ha:.d_ja.'] tyeien(d)-ro'n-eim-o-n(d)-r-a ta'n(d)-r-a ta'm-pha'l-a rou-pha'-dyama'm-a-bwo clear-CAUS-IMPF-3RD-ANPL soul-ANAGAFF-ANNOMPL soul-ANACCAFF-ANNOMPL they (animate)-ANDATAFF-give-INAGAFF-ANDATEND CAUS=causative affix IMPF=imperfect 3RD=3rd person AN=animate PL=plural AG=agentive AFF=affix NOM=nominative ACC=accusative DAT=dative END=case ending Roupha'dyama'malei (['ma.lej}) doesn't quite mean gratitude, but an attitude that is partly English gratitude, partly eternal debt, and partly a sense that both the agent and the patient were fated to interact in this manner. _________________________________________________________________________ Get Your Private, Free E-mail from MSN Hotmail at Share information about yourself, create your own public profile at