R: Re: Ishtalo grammar sketch
|Date:||Monday, November 20, 2000, 14:28|
> I always thought that "Dances" in _Dances WIth Wolves_ was a plural noun.
> Then i finally saw (part of) the movie, and realized that it's actually
> a third-person singular verb....as in _[He Who] Dances With Wolves_. At
> least that's how it seemed to me, in comparison with some other character
> names which were in that form.
Indeed in Italian it is 'Balla coi lupi', where:
balla is the third sing person of the verb ballare (to dance)
coi is the preposition con (with) fused with the article i (the plural masc)
lupi is the plural of lupo (wolf)
> -Stephen (Steg)
> "i hope this isn't becoming a habit."
> ~ Ur to Rini, upon the around 5th time that one of them is
> raise-dead'ing the other.