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