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Re: "Barely but booleanly"

From:And Rosta <and.rosta@...>
Date:Tuesday, June 3, 2008, 8:05
I don't understand what it means. "Barely X", which means "almost not X", itself
entails "X (is the case)". Give some exx without "barely" in.


Sai Emrys, On 03/06/2008 04:14:
> I recently had occasion to use a construction like this: > > "I only barely, but ??booleanly, feel that way." > > This was understood, but TTBOMK English lacks a proper word for the meaning > I was trying to express, i.e. that while it may have been barely X, it was > still, in fact, X. > > Does your conlang have this word? > > - Sai >


Sai Emrys <sai@...>