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Fortunatian: Weekly Vocab 22

From:Anthony M. Miles <theophilus88@...>
Date:Tuesday, September 23, 2003, 6:33
--- In, Christopher Wright <faceloran@J...> wrote:
>Late! I'm so sorry! Can you ever forgive me? >1. obedient >It is a joy to have obedient children.
Y mé jaúdi, fosodén bediéntiaux ríbraux. To me joy, possessing obedient children.
> >2. family >That contributes greatly to the peacefulness of a family.
Fsau bárde aújat y fác y huamýlh. It greatly augment peace in family.
> >3. thought >A thought and a kind word do as much, though.
Xténti’t [xtenti-ot] bonýmnau borb xort huáct xmýrter, páncu. Thought-and kind word AUG act/do likewise, although.
> >4. politician >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.
> >5. civility >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 substance.
> >6. civilization >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 onochaux. If you not love-2SG, move-IMPV to Cuba. There not is better, but they-MPL honest-ADJ-MPL
> >8. to meet >A ConlangCon is a place for conlangers to meet and discuss olives.
* Candrancan och roc f’yb * candraneraux fon combent ot dict ribax. Conlangcon is place at-where conlanger-MPL able-3PLPRES meet-INF and speak-INF olive-FPL
> >9. existence >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 conlanger-MPL.
> >10. feelings >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. >~wright
"commune id vitium est, hic vivimus ambitiosa paupertate" "this is our common fault; here we live in ostentatious poverty" Juvenal, Satires 3.182-3 _________________________________________________________________ Help protect your PC. Get a FREE computer virus scan online from McAfee.