|From:||Frank George Valoczy <valoczy@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, September 27, 2001, 16:14|
On Thu, 27 Sep 2001, Matthew Kehrt wrote:
> Sorry I confused you. 'Boy' is not in the mystery case, which means, I
> guess, that it's instrumental.
> Here is a simple interlinear; I hope it clears things up:
> Éyaverog silen negeth.
> Jabberwock-accusative boy-nom kill-past-3rd
> Ilelés éyaverog silen negeth.
> Sword-mystery jabberwock-accusative boy-nom kill-past-3rd
To me this sounds like Hungarian instrumental:
karddal a katona't mego:lte a fiu
sword-COM def art soldier-ACC kill-3ps PAST def art boy
The boy killed the soldier with a sword.