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