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From:Clint Jackson Baker <litrex1@...>
Date:Saturday, January 19, 2002, 20:35
I resolved my problem of wanting two words for "to
be".  Actually, I solve it without introducing a
second word!

Remember that Kayasanoda is a root-based language.
So, if a root is placed within a verbal form, it
already is a verb.  An illustration:

"akayaka" is "I am a human being"--it is essential to
who I am (and it is also my first palindrome!)

"ahetsika sanokayada" is "I am a [professional]
speaker", broken down as:
a: 1st pers sing
hetsi: "to be"
ka: pres tense
sano: "speech"
kaya: "person"
da: nom sing

Also, I'm about 2/3 of the way through the Babel text.


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