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Re: TRANS: Pregnant Duchess (was: weekly vocab)

From:Shreyas Sampat <shreyas@...>
Date:Friday, April 5, 2002, 22:45
In Tsiréssa:

Áy, v'-áinos, annánhji sin aké shé ka-zolénd she-gashko y-embiloh ka-zanhi!
(O, gods!*) duchess and 3p.0.NOM 3p-know REL-father
ACC-child 3p-prepare
Oh, gods!  The duchess and some father, no one knows who he is, are
preparing a child!

(pregnancy is expressed in Ts. by the idiom "X and Y are preparing a
*: idiomatic again, contraction of |Áy, v'-wizhang tw-áinos|, "O, in the
names of the gods"