Fortunatian: Weekly Vocab 22
|From:||Anthony M. Miles <theophilus88@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, September 23, 2003, 6:33|
--- In email@example.com, Christopher Wright <faceloran@J...> wrote:
>Late! I'm so sorry! Can you ever forgive me?
>It is a joy to have obedient children.Y mé jaúdi, fosodén bediéntiaux ríbraux.
To me joy, possessing obedient children.
>That contributes greatly to the peacefulness of a family.Fsau bárde aújat y fác y huamýlh.
It greatly augment peace in family.
>A thought and a kind word do as much, though.Xténtit [xtenti-ot] bonýmnau borb xort huáct xmýrter, páncu.
Thought-and kind word AUG act/do likewise, although.
>A politician might have the kind word, but never the thought.Frítyc xort fósyt huóchas bonýmnau borb, xod núncu xténti.
Politician AUG have perhaps kind word, but never thought.
>Thus government contains the trappings, but not the substance, of civility.Yjtyr refublyc xort tent afratiaun do quibriau maud, naun xyfchanti.
Therefore government AUG having-held appearance of civil mood, not
>Does this mean that government is not a part of civilization?Ximnycat-no pod refublyc naun och fach do quibyrtat.
Signifies-3SGPRES-INTERR REL government not is part of civilization.
>7. to move
>If you don't like it, move to Cuba. It's not any better, but they're
>honest.Xi tu naun ax fsau, mirjat y Cub. Yby naun och moryx, xod fsaux xyn
If you not love-2SG, move-IMPV to Cuba. There not is better, but they-MPL
>8. to meet
>A ConlangCon is a place for conlangers to meet and discuss olives.* Candrancan och roc fyb * candraneraux fon combent ot dict ribax.
Conlangcon is place at-where conlanger-MPL able-3PLPRES meet-INF and
>It also establishes the existence of various conlangers more certainly.Fsau otiam conhuirt barde quoche entat do diboxaux candraneraux.
PRON-NTRSG also establish-3SG strongly surely being-FSG of several-ADJ-MPL
>No hard feelings, but I can't be sure any of you are actually people.Naun ocquit me, mu naun fom quochau pod arpod do baux xyn fy bertat omnex.
Not kill-IMPV me, I not able-1SGPRES sure-ADJ-MSG REL SOME of PRON2PL
be-3PLPRES( in reality-FSG = real-ADV) person-MPL.
>All right, I'd better stop before my tongue pokes a hole through my cheek.
"commune id vitium est, hic vivimus ambitiosa
"this is our common fault; here we live in ostentatious poverty"
Juvenal, Satires 3.182-3
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