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Re: LONG: Latest Wenetaic Stuff

From:Sylvia Sotomayor <sylvia1@...>
Date:Wednesday, November 3, 1999, 0:48
At 18:51 11/02/1999 -0500, Nik Taylor wrote:
>Sylvia Sotomayor wrote: >> As it is, I call my pet cat "Kaetzelienileinichen" > >Good gosh, that's a long word! What are the morphemes there? I see >-chen, and I assume "kaetz" is "cat"? >
Kaetz is a diminutive of Katze 'cat' 'lienileini' is a conglomeration of diminutives in baby talk. Sometimes I add a second -chen to the end for scansion. Sylvia Sotomayor