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Negatives (Vyh)

From:SuomenkieliMaa <suomenkieli@...>
Date:Saturday, December 15, 2001, 9:27
--- Muke Tever <alrivera@...> wrote:
> From: "Kala Tunu" <kalatunu@...> > > same in Tunu: > > kela = no, not
Vyh. simply adds -af- to the verbal stem, and any suffixes (eg, -oo, expressing "hope") go after the negation indicator. Of course, prefixes are not disturbed. luuln "I think" luulnaf "I don't think" luuloo "may s/he think" luulafoo "may s/he not think" rrhaux'yyitauxl "s/he arrived" rrhaux'yyitauxlaf "s/he didn't arrived" gkja:a:a: "I hope s/he dances" gkja:afoo "I hope s/he doesn't dance" yyitheildy'y! "Participate!" yyitheildafoo! "Don't participate!"
> > duplication of the first syllable = opposite or > > reverse
Now, this is quite simple but creative! I like it in theory; but in actuality, there's any icky feeling for me with saying "high-high" to mean "low"...
> > tumu = eat > > kela tumu = not eat > > tutumu = throw up > > bano kela tumu = fast ("keep not eat")
IN VYH. gkjoe = eat gkjoeaf = not eat yyigkjoe = over-eat ppe = vomit (for any reason) rrhuuo = puke (ie, a bit vulgar for "vomit") yyirrhuuo = spew (vomit everyone, uncontrollably) yyigkjoeppe = throw up (due to over-eating) ooegkjoe = refrain from eating (for any reason) ooegkjoeppe = throw up (due to lack of food) hyvooegkjoe = fast (at one's own volition) hyvyyigkjoe = binge (ie, over-eat at one's volition) Note, the following are each one character in Vyh: oe [sounds like a schwa], rrh [a thrilled r with a slight huff at the end], uu [long /u/], yy [long /Y/], kj [/j/ but which is /k:j/ is preceded by g] aux [like Danish o/slash] ei [/ej/] Matt33 __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Check out Yahoo! Shopping and Yahoo! Auctions for all of your unique holiday gifts! Buy at or bid at