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Re: questions about Arabic

From:Eric Christopherson <rakko@...>
Date:Monday, March 26, 2001, 2:05
On Sat, Mar 24, 2001 at 11:45:02PM -0500, Steg Belsky wrote:
> "En pricipio creó el Dió alos cielos y ala tierra..." in more > Spanish-esque orthography, or > "En prisipyo kreó el Dyo alos syelos i ala tyera..." in a more phonetic > style.
Oh, alos/ala? I was assuming it was *elos/*ela, with the initial *e- having not dropped off yet. But I suppose it's using <a> as a direct object marker, like Spanish does but only with persons. -- Eric Christopherson / *Aiworegs Ghristobhorosyo