Re: conlang greetings? (was Re: Let me introduce myself)
|From:||Yoon Ha Lee <yl112@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, November 29, 2001, 23:51|
On Thursday, November 29, 2001, at 04:00 , Henrik Theiling wrote:
> Yoon Ha Lee <yl112@...> writes:
>> I suppose Tsuhon might have the mangled:
> HAHAHA! :-) That looks like sounding exactly how Sohryu Asuka Langley
> tries to pronounce `Guten Morgen' in Neon Genesis Evangelion. :-) High
> pitch in `mo'. :-)))
><laugh> I hadn't thought of that, but you're absolutely right! If her
German made *me* shudder, I can only imagine the torture it would've been
for you. <G>
> I don't have any greeting in Tyl Sjok yet, but I'd suppose it would be
> similar to Chinese:
> Xjohe net je! `Be good'
> [xjV.hE.nE.t.jE] (or [xjV.hE.nE.tjE], depending in dialect)
> OPT good you
> OPT is the optative verb (also means `wish', `want', `let there be'...)
> Or shorter:
> Net je! `Be good'
> In Fukhian, I remember, it was _dzhaba_ [dZaba] `Hello'.
So noted. :-)
Yoon Ha Lee [firstname.lastname@example.org]
Replace me with a computer? Why? It wouldn't work either!