Re: TRANS: Pregnant Duchess (was: weekly vocab)
|From:||Shreyas Sampat <shreyas@...>|
|Date:||Friday, April 5, 2002, 22:45|
Áy, v'-áinos, annánhji sin aké shé ka-zolénd she-gashko y-embiloh ka-zanhi!
(O, gods!*) duchess and 3p.0.NOM interrog.sg.ACC 3p-know REL-father
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"